2995 camry backfiring and trouble starting this morning

Tom Palmer

Asked by Sep 20, 2016 at 02:27 PM about the 1995 Toyota Camry DX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

needed to get battery boost to start car. then Car Back firing .
never happened before.
wonder what causing. some white smoke coming from motor

3 Answers


What Engine is in this vehicle? Mileage? Is the Check Engine Light ON when the Engine is running?


White smoke on initial start up means valve stem guides are worn, Need a head job. The back firing might've been caused when u tried to start it, it fed fuel in system but didn't have enough juice in the battery to turn it over so your plugs got flooded and after you jumped it just had too much gas, nothing to worry about unless it keeps doing it. The smoke that you saw, r u sure it wasn't dark due the same condition?

Tony Ciccotelli

Tom...do you ever determine the cause and fix for this issue?

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