Sugar in gas

Asked by Nov 21, 2017 at 03:54 AM about the 1988 Chevrolet C/K 2500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 83 chevy van .started running rough .i
replaced the carbuerator. It ran great for
amile then lost power n died . i can get it to
start by flooring it but it runs very rough and
backfires

3 Answers

Would sugar or something in my gastank

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Backfiring indicates a timing issue.

80,225

Or a carburetor/choke issue. Sounds like an overly rich air/fuel mixture. Any black smoke coming from the tailpipe? If so that's what's going on. HTH. -Jim

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