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Sandra83

Sandra83 6/7/2018

1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 8 Cyl 4.60L

Engine

Why when I step gas pedal I hear explosions?

I step on gas pedal and I hear explosions I would like to know why?

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Jimm

Jimm 6/8/2018

Several possibilities; exhaust manifold gasket leak, ekhaust system leak, muffler has a hole in it.

First step - raise the hood and get under the vehicle to inspect the exhaust system from the engine to the rear tailpipe.

Try these on-line parts resources; www.autopartsanything.com; www.partsgeek.com; www.Rockauto.com - to list only a few.

In fact, they (RockAuto) list the replacement exhaust manifold gasket set from around $3.70, and the exhaust system kit (complete) from around $350,00 for your vehicle.

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