I HAVE BLACK SMOKE ON TAILPIPE AND I SMELL A ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1995 Toyota Camry
  • 185,000 miles

I have black smoke on tailpipe and I smell a foul carbon like smell after about 15 minutes of driving. The idle hand kina of unsteady at the 1 level it floats alittle under to 1. I am burning a lot more gas than before otherwise car starts and drives fine no check engine light

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 AT 4:18 PM

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  • KHLow2008
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  • 41,938 posts

Engine should be running rich and possibly a misfire. Check the spark plugs and related components.

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Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 AT 5:12 PM

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