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Re: 91 V8Q - Soot in Tail Pipe
Replace oxygen sensor. When they fail or get fouled, the system will
to rich to keep from damaging engine. This causes the soot. It could
also cause the hesitation (along with spark plugs that are probably as
sooty as the tailpipe.)
(This my diagonosis from here in Wyoming. I could be wrong but
it's easy enough to find out.)
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On Sun, 13 Dec 1998 06:56:37 EST JCMosko@aol.com writes:
>I am a relatively new owner(two weeks) of 91V8Q with 91K miles. Love
>and want to keep it running well. Notice that there is some black soot
>tailpipe. Is this normal? Car does not appear to be burning oil.
>a very slight hesitation on acceleration. Otherwise, get it to
>say goodbye to the stoplight.
>Already have back roadtrip planned with a friend with a dodge viper
>to drive fast. Has to wait till spring since if snow hits, he become
>red sled which slides into the nearest stationary object.
>Spent part of yesterday waxing the outside and treating the leather
>Christmas carols since this was my present to myself.
>97 Econoline Conversion - luxury team transporation
>90V8Q - dad's fun and luxury to boot
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