exhaust backfire after running fine


Asked by Apr 28, 2012 at 10:21 AM about the 1995 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I can be running fine and all of a sudden the engine acts like it jumps time. backfires VIOLENTLY through the exhaust then streightens up and runs great again! what cou;d cause this?

2 Answers


changedthe crank position sensor. so far so good

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Afterburner a mix ox.coming from ambient air going to the exhaust mixing with gas

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