my 1994 camaro caught fire after replacing manifold gasket what could cause that?

Asked by Jul 12, 2013 at 05:09 PM about the 1994 Chevrolet Camaro Base Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I wasw driving on fwy and my car caught fire! had manifold gasket  replaced! what could
cause that?

5 Answers

185

I asked my hubby Carl and he said it was the carburator, Edlebrock is the best. Go with 500hp for a 350 engine plus. The same happened to his 1977 Vette which is For Sale. He replaced it with a ZZ 383 GM crate boarded out to a 465hp. Katie ;)

20,925

Which manifold- intake or exhaust? the intake would make sense because somebody disturbed the fuel lines and didn't get it back together QUITE right

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
185

Hubby states that it could one or the other or both. Because hubby's 77 Vette manifold, connected to carburator blew up. Katie ;)

235

fuel leak

60,765

A backfire. If your engine backfired through the carburetor it can cause an engine compartment fire. Especially if you have an aftermarket air cleaner assembly installed. Factory air cleaner assemblies are designed as flame arrestors for precisely that reason. HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • how to tell if your differential is going on my 1994 camaro 13 answers

    when I slow down or start up from a stop she seems to glitch a little, I take my foot off the gas and slowly apply the gas until she is running smoother again.

    1994 Chevrolet Camaro Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Camaro 2 answers

    Car is overheating and oil pressure drops, the car dies while driving and white smoke cones out my exusast, what is the problem?

    2000 Chevrolet Camaro Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 99 camaro 8 answers

    How hard is it to change the head gasket on a 99 camaro. I'm am thinking about buying one from a guy but I don't want to spend more money fixing it then I'm paying for it . its a 3.8l v6 manual

    1999 Chevrolet Camaro Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Head gasket on 96 3.8 l camaro 12 answers

    I have a camaro I was driving it home started to heat up oil pressure dropped then died let t cool then jumped it. It started up and oil pressure was low but ran it failed the compression test co...

    1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What can I do to give my Camaro more power 19 answers

    I have a 89 Camaro with the V6 in it. I would like to do a engine swap but don't have the money. What are some things I could do to it to make it faster/handle better?

    1989 Chevrolet Camaro RS

    -

    General

Camaro

Looking for a Used Camaro in your area?

CarGurus has 38,867 nationwide Camaro listings starting at $1,250.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Camaro Questions

Chevrolet Camaro Experts

#1 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,720
#2 carGrrl
carGrrl
Reputation 1,130
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,030
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
397 Great Deals out of 44,403 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Corvette
202 Great Deals out of 20,888 listings starting at $4,993
Used BMW 3 Series
1,469 Great Deals out of 38,438 listings starting at $1,700
Used Chevrolet Impala
800 Great Deals out of 34,708 listings starting at $799
Used Ford F-150
2,885 Great Deals out of 212,656 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Wrangler
442 Great Deals out of 19,188 listings starting at $2,994
Used Pontiac Firebird
13 Great Deals out of 797 listings starting at $2,991
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
807 Great Deals out of 28,675 listings starting at $1,500
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
888 Great Deals out of 69,215 listings starting at $1,300

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
24,702 listings starting at $19,800
2016 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 2,097 listings starting at $17,999
2015 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
66 Great Deals out of 2,736 listings starting at $12,950
2014 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
67 Great Deals out of 2,025 listings starting at $11,995
2013 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
49 Great Deals out of 1,549 listings starting at $10,895