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Old 06-19-2016, 06:18 PM
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Let me start this post off by saying, I'm completely new to cars. I've fixed a few issues on my Ford Escape, but I don't have the experience with repair as some may have so take it easy on me.

1994 Jeep Wrangler

It's my roommates. I took it for a spin today to see what was wrong and how I could help before she takes it to a mechanic. She doesn't seem to care much about the car, but I really want to fix it because it's just something that I feel would be valuable experience.

First thing I noticed is that it seems like something is wrong with the muffler. It's loud as hell and emits a really terrible gasoline like odor. It also doesn't seem to want to accelerate and when I do, the sound is even worse.

Where should I start? Can I give you guys any more specifics that would help?

Thank you so much in advance
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Old 06-19-2016, 06:26 PM
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First thing this is Cherokeeforum.com,
Not wranglerforum.com

Second this is oem cherokee tech.

Third there is an "other vehicles" section...... this belongs there, so I'm moving it there.
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I'd let her pay a for a mechanic unless your trying to get laid or something.
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Where should I start? Can I give you guys any more specifics that would help?
Pics of the roommate in question of course.
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Sounds like exhaust leak take it to a muffler shop and see
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