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Old 03-28-2002, 06:27 PM   #1
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Exhaust leak cause misfire/backfire?

My car was misfiring/backfiring today. I've been told that an exhaust leak will cause this. My car would make a small popping noise out the exhaust every once in a while. I did change the timing a couple days ago and its been running fine until today. Could the exhaust leak that I have cause this or should I check something else?
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Old 03-28-2002, 09:01 PM   #2
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Yep, same thing happened to me once, when I had a bad exhaust leak at the y-pipe, car would backfire upon deacceleration.
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