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1990 Volvo 740 GLE Wagon

When I first get into my vehicle in the morning there is a strong odor of gasoline. I can't find any leaks around the gas tank or spots on the ground. I still seem to be getting 23 mpg.

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Hi,
May I suggest a locking gas cap. You could put a large piece of cardboard under your car and if there are any drops the next morning that smell like gasoline you might find the leak if there is one.
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Ken

Posted on Oct 15, 2008

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