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Gas smell after driving

After driving the car, there is a distincy gas odor coming from the front of the car

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This sounds like a saturated gas vapor recovery cannister, (part of the evaporative emission control system) have the paper filter on the bottom of the cannister checked blockage, otherwise the fumes can't be sucked out by the emission system on start up purge cycle and u get this gas smell.

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