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1996 Saturn SL1 1.9L gas smell from exhaust and poor fuel economy

Manual transmission, while coasting and the clutch is depressed the RPMs raise rather than fall as it used to.  I used to get between 450 - 550 kms per tank (280 - 350 miles per tank) with a max of 660 kms (415 miles) from one tank of fuel, and on my current tank I might get to 300 kms (190 miles)
Have had engine codes 137, 134, 141, 171, 303, 1599, 1133 show up recently.

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I DONT KNOW THE CODES OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD BUT IT SOUNDS LIKE YOU HAVE AN EXHAUST LEAK AT THE FRONT OF THE EXHAUST SYSTEM AND THE OXYGEN SENSORS DONT KNOW ABOUT IT .IN TURN THEY ARE ADDING MORE FUEL TO YOUR SYSTEM BECAUSE TOO MUCH AIR IS GETTING SUCKED IN TO THE EXHAUST.

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