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Old 08-09-2012, 06:59 PM   #1
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Gas smell inside..

GAS SMELL** lol..


ever since i got rear ended, i occasionally smell gas inside my car. sometimes it's very strong, sometimes it's very faint, sometimes it doesn't even smell. the gas tank is still in tact (no damage at all) and have never leaked gas.

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Old 08-09-2012, 09:02 PM   #2
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Got me, is there a pressure vent somewhere that is broken maybe?
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I have the same problem. When I drive in hot weather my gas gets so hot it will burp out of the hole next the the fuel cap. I can smell it in the car. The heat shield between the gas tank and the exhaust is very thin. Hope this helps.
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Your flux capacitor is broke.
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Old 08-10-2012, 04:05 PM   #5
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Got me, is there a pressure vent somewhere that is broken maybe?
not sure, didn't really look at it much. i'll look more into it tomorrow. where would this vent be located?

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I have the same problem. When I drive in hot weather my gas gets so hot it will burp out of the hole next the the fuel cap. I can smell it in the car. The heat shield between the gas tank and the exhaust is very thin. Hope this helps.
i smell it on any type of days. it was raining the day i posted this and it smelled strongly.

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Your flux capacitor is broke.
aah that's gonna cost an arm and a leg.
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The same place where you put your gas in. Next to the fuel cap you will see a small breather hole. Try smelling there when you smell gas in your car again. My experience it happens on hot days when you are driving around town( stop and go traffic ). Not the freeways, because the exhaust gets a lot of air underneath the car. Good Luck.
Oh, on my car you can actually see a venting of gases come out the hole like a mirage
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Fixed the title for you.
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Fixed the title for you.
thanks hahaa.
i figured it out. it was actually coming from under the hood. took me 30 seconds to notice the fuel line above the alternator was cracked and worn. just bought a 12" piece of hose for a buck or two. good as new. thanks anyways guys.
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