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Q: My Jeep is flooding itself out after shutting it off and starting it back up

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Jeep acts like it has miss to it. I changed the plugs,coil pack, fuel filter,crank sensor. If it sits for a half hr it will start and run but if you shut it off and start it back up it floods itself out and starts blowing out black smoke.

My car has 165000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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