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Smell of fuel when driving

When driving 2004 rx8 i get a smell of fuel in the cab . sometimes it is so bad i can hardly stand it. cant seem to find any sort of fuel leak.

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  • jaydmos Jan 24, 2009

    The smell seams to be coming from the engine comp. though. Will check gas cap and filler hose though.

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If the Gas Cap is bad it will do this. If you have a Small hole in the Fuel Filler Neck that goes between the Tank and the Body, You will get this Problem Also.

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  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 24, 2009

    Make sure that you do not have a Leak on the Fuel Rail on the Motor also. If it is, It is a lot more Expensive too Fix than the other Solutions.

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