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Black ring around tailpipe


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06-19-04, 10:35 AM   #1  
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Black ring around tailpipe

I'm looking at a 96 Blazer to purchase for my 16-year old son. The tailpipe has a black sticky film around the tailpipe. What could cause this and potential cost of repair? Should I move onto another vehicle? The asking price is $3,000... female with no automotive experience. HELP!!

 
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06-20-04, 09:33 AM   #2  
My personal opinion is that you are looking way too close if the only thing you can find is an exhaust ring around the tailpipe. But thats not a bad thing. I would say that this is relatively normal after product of the exhaust and combustion process. Drive the truck and see how it runs and post back with any other concerns.
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