smelling fumes & black smoke on 2004 Chrysler 300M

Smelling gas fumes after starting and inside of exhaust pipes are black from smoke...

by in Bay Shore, NY on August 13, 2010
1 answer
ANSWER by on August 17, 2010
A condition like you described should have illuminated your "check engine" lamp. Possible causes are defective oxygen sensors, leaking injectors, defective MAP sensor, Crank / Camshaft timing off due to worn or slipped belt, defective fuel pressure regulator, worn or defective sparkplugs etc. Have a reputable shop check and diagoise the vehicle as continued operation in this condition will destroy your catalytic Converters...more unnecessary expense.
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