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1997 Oldsmobile Regency Question: Sputters when starts and makes a farting noise by the intake manifold

 

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mrclarke1, Madison, WI, May 07, 2010, 11:47
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After my car is warm and i turn it off and start it again it doesnt wanna start, kind of sputter starts like it might die. Also when i drive it, it sounds like a farting noise coming out by the intake manifold. What should i do?

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    jason94 May 07, 2010, 13:56
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    Try using a length of hose to pin point where the noise is you may have a vaccuum leak or defective part causing the problems. Make sure all manifold bolts are tight.

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    mrclarke1, May 07, 2010, 14:09
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    it sounds like it comes from the intake manifold, theres no holes in my muffler. could i need a new gasket. And what exactly do u mean a length of hose?

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