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Gas odor when blower fan is turned on

When we turn the blower fan on we get a gas smell through the vents

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your blower motor might be damaged.replace the blower motor of the air con.

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hmmm shaking may be a tune up issue and as far as the gas smell goes i would take it to the dealersdhip and have them diagnose it

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Forget the radiator tank. Your AC 'Condensate drain' hose is plugged up. This is a common problem. If you know where the hose comes out under the car you can ( carefully ) push a wire up it. If you're lucky it's plugged near the end by a mud-dauber wasp. If not, take it to your dealer and see if you can persuade the write-up guy to show you where the drain outlet is as a gesture of good faith. If they insist on charging you money, consider that when you buy your next car...

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SOURCE: strong odor of gasoline vapors

do u have a check engine light on? do u overfill the tank? which is to say when the filler nozzle clicks off do u still try to put more fuel in? in any event u most likely have a overloaded carbon canister, pull the canister out and check it for gasoline saturation, the carbon canister is located under the car in a tray near the fuel tank.

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SOURCE: Smelling Gas from inside my 2000 Toyota Avalon XLS

the smell of gasoline in the drivers area is a very serious thing.
theres a good chance you have a fuel leak on the engine which could ignite and put you in dire straights.
open the hood and remove the air cleaner, then start the engine and inspect for any fuel leakage.
listen for any popping noises in the engine compartment, if its popping you may have a blown exhaust manifould gasket, you would get gas fumes from this also.
check these items out and let me know
good luck and would appreciate your feedback.
thanks

Posted on May 21, 2009

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