Mechanics

VISIBLE SMOKE AND BLACK SMOKE ON TAILPIPE

Nissan Altima

I have a 1995 Nissan altima, 5spd manual. I recently added a cold air intake, and after doing it car runs good, untill I was checking the acceleration, and rev the engine pretty high, and suddenly I heard a POP, loud enough to hear over the high rpm, then I noticed that the idle changed, its a little rough, and noticed too that, there's smoke coming off the tailpipe(never seen that before in my car), and I also noticed that the smoke leaves a black stuff on the tailpipe. Can you please tell me what I did/broke, and how to fix it. The engine now runs pretty weak on low RPM, and runs strong on high RPM, but still makes the black smoke.
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1ponybeast
September 13, 2007.



Welcome to 2carpros

Your problem here is you're burning more fuel than oxygen, probably what happened here is you popped a carbon during the high rev and went towards the injector/s pintle holding it open or a punctured pressure regulator. I might be wrong but I'll start there.

You need a scan tool to view the serial data stream to find out what is really happening with the engine management system.

Rasmataz
Sep 14, 2007.