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1997 Mitsubishi Galant Question: car is getting 5-8 miles a gallon, black smoke out tail pipe, hard to start,

 

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DIFATTATONY, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Frisco, TX, May 21, 2010, 22:26
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1997 mitsubishi galant 165,000. Black smoke out tail pipe, hard to start when it sit for a while, 5-8 miles a gallon, exhaust smell up front. Have done fuel injection flush, changed spark plugs, change idle control value. What else can I do????

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    Visitor, October 04, 2010, 00:33

    change the head gasket and take the heads to machine shop to be test it for worn valves seals

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