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Gas fumes 1995 ford windstar 3.8L smell like gas odor only the engine turned on and/or when heaters on its blow the warm air with gas fumes, white smoke from exhaust and yellow liquid dripping off from exhaust (the yellow liquid smell gas). After the the engine off, I could hear hissing sound at the back of engine, the hissing sound faded in a minute and then gone.

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  • Grace Hughes Feb 17, 2009

    I have changed fuel filter, EGR valve, fuel pressure regulator, o-ring on fuel injector and intake manifilod gasket. But still the same, last time I got error P0303.

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Chech the fuel pressure regulator,its black incolor and has a vacuum line to it.It will be in the fuel rail.start the van and pull off the vacuun line, if fuel comes out its bad.

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