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Gas smell outside of car. unable to see any leaks, car runs fine

I have jacked the car up and looked at the gas lines, tank, filler tube and are unable to see any leak. Nothing looks clean as if gas was running down. The smell is intermitent. strong sometimes and very slight at other times. Does not seem to matter if tank 9is full or near empty.

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  • larryb997 Dec 17, 2008

    What would it mean if I do get a vacuum sound.

    My gas milage is the same and the code that showed was a small leak in the evap system. It says it can be as small as .004. How can I find this. Thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    gas smell so strong aftryou drive it you have o leave grage door open


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Hows your gas milage or do you have any check engine lights come on?Usually if theres no leakage signs its an indication of the evap system leaking.That is recycling of the gas fumes.Its a vacuum system that is now manditory on cars.Thats usually rhe answer when theres no leaking happening.After driving awile open your gas cap,see if you get a vacuum sound when you open it.

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