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1999 xjr outside gasoline smell

Standing by left rear wheel a bad gasoline fumes smell what can it be if there is no gasoline leak.

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A rusted out fuel tube on top of fuel tank,
rotted & leaking hose or bad Evap System
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If you smell it,it is leaking,fuel or fumes

Posted on Jan 21, 2013

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You'll need to inspect every inch of the fuel system for leaks. I would start in the engine compartment. Chech injectors, fuel rail, lines to rail,etc. Check under car for leaks in lines, around tank. Use you nose to give you an idea where to start. Since it fills the passanger compartment I'm betting on the engine compartment in which the fumes could get in through the heater intake which is close.Look for wet spots. It could also be a leak in the evaporative emissions system which includes charcoal canister, purge system and lines but you'd probably have a check engine light with a problem in those systems. The hotter the vehicle and climate will make the leak harder to find due to evaporation.

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Smell of gas fumes underneath vehicle near fuel tank

I also have a 2004 XC90 and a couple of months ago I had the exact same probelm... after multiple visits to my dealer's auto shop they figured out that it was the fuel pump. They replaced the fule pump and the smell disappeared. Good luck!

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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SOURCE: gas fumes inside and out side the car when it is hot outside

Try having the area that the hose was disconnected from steamed cleaned, or go to a car wash wash and spray the area. It might help, that is if you already haven't done so.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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SOURCE: I'm smelling gas fumes outside my car. I can

vapor recovery system, should clear itself, some liquid fuel got into the vapor system. Avoid topping off the fuel tank.

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Smell of gas fumes underneath vehicle near fuel tank

this sounds like a gas pressure regulatur. a few minutes after starting,you start smelling fumes,and are getting bad gas mileage right?

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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