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2000 Pontiac Bonneville...gas fumes = Feul leak?

First sign of problem was my Check gas cap message in my display. SO I replaced the gas cap. The message stayed. About 2 months after the gas cap was replaced...about 3 weeks ago, I started noticing a gas smell while driving. This appears to be worse when the gas tank is closer to Empty. I'm going to have my mechanic friend check it out tomorrow, but I was wondering if anyone had experience this type of problem and if so, where is the most common place to look? One person suggested there may be a small hole in the filler neck, but I have no idea what that is. I'm hoping my mechanic will! Thanks for reading...any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

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  • hns2277 Jan 22, 2009

    Thank you. I assumed so, althought I'm no mechanic. Are there any other places there may be a leak that would cause fumes throughout the entire car???

  • hns2277 Jan 22, 2009

    Okay, thanks! I'll make sure he checks there first. Hopefully it's an easy fix! :)

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You know where you insert the Gas Nozzle to Fill it up? That is the Filler Neck and it can Develop Holes that will release Gas Fumes.

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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    Travis Humphries Jan 22, 2009

    No, Thats good Enough to enter inside the Car and it would not need to be a Very Big Hole.

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    Travis Humphries Jan 22, 2009

    it is an easy fix. Please rate my Response apropratelly. It will keep me up in the Ranks! Thanks!

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