BLACK SMOKE, PRESS GAS TO START

  • Tiny
  • amanda.ysasaga
  • 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass
  • 180,000 miles

Bad smell inside like bad gas and shacking at a stop when idling then dies black smoke from muffler having to press the gas just to start the car every time and a smell like rotten eggs inside car after pushing gas then when sitting at a red light or idling for to long not even two minutes it shakes and dies like running out of gas ive changed the spark plugs and fuel filter no change and it uses a whole alot of gas because of having to press the gas so much and the battery dies a lot had to get another one

Saturday, July 7th, 2012 AT 3:51 AM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
  • Expert
  • 30,495 posts

If this has just happened after filling up you may have a bad load of fuel, I would also do a scan for any codes as well, start here.

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Saturday, July 7th, 2012 AT 8:35 AM

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