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After putting gasoline in my car

After putting gas in my car and driving around a little bit, the car starts to smell like i've poured gas on my seats and down by the back drivers side wheel looks as if the gas has soaked in

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Hi, I have a 94 Mazda mx3 Precidia and I can smell gas near my back tire right near the filler neck. I took it in and the mechanics have said there is no leak, i have no clue what the problem is and would be greatly appreciated if you could help me out. thanks

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Raise the car w/ a jack and place on safety stands after your next fill up. Look at gas tank, vent hoses, fill hose, fuel lines , something is definitely leaking. It could be anything from rusty deteriorating gas tank, or fuel lines, to a loose connection of the fill pipe, rotted, split vent line, etc. Check this out asap as this sounds like a serious safety concern, you don't want to be driving a fire bomb

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