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Just bought a 1996 trooper. Runs great. I love it! Four

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Just bought a 1996 trooper. Runs great. I love it! Four things....1)Engine stinks bad. Even though I passed emissions, it smells like I probably shouldn't have. Smell is slightly pungent/sour. What could that be and what to do to fix it? 2) The engine makes a tick sound. Not a knock, a tick. It increases/decreases with rpm. What is the common culprit and what to do to fix? 3) I want to get a tune up. What should this entail and or what should I watch for? 4) Lastly It has 132K miles. Amazing for the year. With no maintenance records, what is the first and next things I should consider doing maintenance wise? Thanks for your time. I appreciate it.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

good morning my name is ***** ***** I will assist

1. engine stinks??? from tail pipe or under hood??

2. sounds like a valve lifter, change the oil/filter and add a additive for lifters

3. plugs, wires, fuel, air filter as a start

4. change all fluids, have brakes, tires, suspension all checked out.

Roy

Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

how are you making out

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Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

please dont forget to rate me as it is the only way I get paid for my efforts

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