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Old 10-13-2010, 02:50 PM
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ok so i have a problem with my 360 it sounds like it has a missfire at idle when i rev it up it spits out a little black smoke as if it is running rich when driveing and engine is under load it starts missing and sounds like it is backfireing through the throttle body does any one have any idea whats wrong a little help would be great also there is no warning lights and no codes
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take you air cleaner off (with truck off) pull throttle wide open and see if there is oil in the intake. comon problem with these truck is the lower intake gasket failing
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does it sound like it may be the plenum gasket are these signs of it
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does it sound like it could be the plenum gasket
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yea thats what im talking about lol, how many miles are on it? plenum gasket is my best bet
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i would start by checking the plenum how i described, let me know what you find
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A faulty MAP sensor can also cause similar problems.
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is there any good way to test the map.
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