Check engine light heavy fuel smell smoke

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  1. MrCRKLPOP

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    Was idling this morning and got a flashing check engine light. Sputtering bad with no power and heavy fuel smell. Pulled the engine cover and had fuel smoke come out the filler. Woohoo glad i got a 90 day warranty just gotta get it 40 miles to the dealer

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    ouch, sounds like a stuck injector.
     
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    Off to the dealer to have them fix it for free. Wooo just wont have it for a few days[​IMG]

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    good luck!
     
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    hope the cats are ok, and if they aren't, that they cover under warranty as well.
     
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    What year and mileage? You may want to look into an extended Ford warranty.
     
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    Its an 11 with 75k... they called and with an hour of diag time they dont know yet haha. Hopefully tomorrow brings more news. Miss my car already

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    If you consider an extended warranty you would probably be better off to get it just before you turn 1ook.
     
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    So they called apparently the light went out but cyl 2 misfire. Couldnt get it to mis again. Swapped the coil with 5 to see if it was that. No misfire. I told them to look at the injector. Back to waiting

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    Was told the only guess they have is the recirc hoses i took off and capped the pipes. They have no damn clue. Ive had that done for weeks with no issue. Taking my car back and ill dig into it myself.

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    yea the VTA mod won't do anything like that unless you capped the BOVs themselves and someone pressurized the crank case. but even still it wouldn't cause a misfire.
     
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    What dealership did you go too?
     
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    I had to take it back to csrmax since they said they would fix it for free. But they dont seem very smert

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