Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: My truck has a fuel smell in the exhaust and a horrible idle

asked by on

My truck was giving a fuel smell in the exhaust so switched the regulator out I have a horrible idle so changed coil pack nothing. My return line coming from my spider is now leaking and I just need to know how to fix this rough idle

My car has 290000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: The car crank but won't start

Hi there. This does sound like an issue with the wiring. If the check engine light is coming on every now and then this means that when it does not come on there is no power to the computer. This...

Q: strange smell when I start the car

Hello. There are many different details we must take into account first. Coolant usually gives off an almost sweet odor. In the case of a leaking heater core, some have noticed a wet passenger floor board along with the strange...

Q: Acceleration issues.

Hello. Slow acceleration can be caused by a wide variety of issues. A few common causes are issues with the vehicle's fuel, ignition, or engine management systems. If any of the components to these systems, such as the fuel pump,...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.