Just bought 1996 tracker, runs and drives great except for exhaust fumes, in the engine compartment it smells particularly bad, perhaps a leak? Suggestions?
Country: United StatesMake: GMCModel: Geo tracker
Hello and thank you for trusting me with your question. My name is XXXXX XXXXX X will do my best to help you with your GMC problem.Do you hear an exhaust leak with the engine running, or is it just more a matter of the fumes?
Only when running, I can hear some exhaust noise at the engine possibly, the exhaust system seems in tack according to a muffler shop.
,Only when running, I can hear some exhaust noise at the engine possibly, the exhaust system seems in tack according to a muffler shop.
A common problem is a cracked exhaust manifold. You would need to remove the cover over the manifold to determine if it is cracked. You would hear a ticking sound with the engine running that would get louder as the engine is accelerated. If it is more the matter of fumes, the problem is likely a leaking valve cover gasket. The oil is getting down onto the hot exhaust manifold and burning off, leaving the fumes. If you would like any additional information or have more questions please don’t hesitate to ask! Please remember to only rate my answer when you are 100% satisfied. IF you feel the need to rate "Poor Service" or "Bad Service", please stop and reply to me via the REPLY TO EXPERT button with the issue you have. I will be happy to continue further and do everything I can to provide you with the service you seek.I am not paid unless I get a rating of 3 to 5 Stars/Smiley Faces. If I have helped you with your question, please give me an appropriate rating so that I get credit for helping you.Thank you,David
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