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Unread 01-26-2010, 02:47 PM   #1
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Black smoke from exhaust ,Why? (video)

Right about 00:21 , black smoke comes from the left exhaust. Why? is there maybe a problem with the engine or carb adjustments?
After 00:15 Jeep is in 1st gear ,close to full throttle..



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Unread 01-26-2010, 07:12 PM   #2
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i am guessing you have not had any replies because the smoke really is not visible. i could not see it at all. have you experienced it otherwise? black smoke is typically oil.
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Unread 01-26-2010, 07:17 PM   #3
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I would second kjhibbs on both points, I cant see the black smoke either and black is an allmost absolute sign of burning oil.
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Unread 01-26-2010, 07:19 PM   #4
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Incorrect. Black smoke is fuel burning and indicates a rich mixture. Blue smoke would indicate oil.
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Unread 01-26-2010, 07:23 PM   #5
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good call, fredrok is right, it is fuel. check your mixture screws, and your air filter. the video does not help though, any other info would be great.
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Unread 01-26-2010, 07:29 PM   #6
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I will go with you Fredrok, I have been lucky to have only had a few vehicles that ended with oil burning problems and it allways looked like black or gray smoke to me but I am color blind too, so I will go with you.
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Unread 01-26-2010, 07:30 PM   #7
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Can't tell **** from the video, but if you guys are at a higher elevation than you have the engine tuned for, it's going to run fat.


d i c k got censored??? What if my name was D i c k?
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