why did mine catch fire and burned the whole engine compartment is torched
truck was running ok felt like a miss fire changed the plugs number 6 was old soaked .
replced all plugs ,cleaned flapper ,ck air filter all ,fluids/ Im pretty pissed that was all I had
to get around in!
An engine can catch fire for many reasons. Could have been an electrical short, fuel leak, oil or power steering fluid leak, or even an intake manifold backfire. My Sister had the same thing happen to her back in 1981 with a 1969 Firebird. We never did find out what sparked the fire but we were all thankful she didn't get hurt or killed! You should count your blessings & do what my Sister did. Junk it and move on. Very sorry about your loss but vehicles can be replaced. You can't! HTH. -Jim
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