My 97 town and Country starts but won't stay running its loud also smells really strong exhaust Liquid coming out of exhaust pipe as well can anyone help me out

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Asked by Aug 11, 2014 at 11:31 PM about the 1997 Chrysler Town & Country LXi

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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"exhaust liquid?" Could just be water (if you're lucky) or oil (if not so lucky). A strong smell (like rotten eggs?) is likely a bad catalytic converter. A bad cat can also cause a car to run rough/stall. A bad cat might also be accumulating condensation, or have rotted along the top and collecting water, which is why it's coming out the tailpipe. I would suggest taking a good look at your catalytic converter. At your cars age, it's about due for one if it has never been replaced.

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