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Fuel smell When first starting there is a strong fuel smell inside and out of the vehicle. It remains for a while until engine runs to normal running tempertures.

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  • gasitjr May 11, 2010

    Have it checked ASAP for fuel leak or evap system failure.



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I suspect the fuel line injector cross over tube is leaking. see this site for repair procedures

Posted on Feb 11, 2009


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The vortec motor has been known for the so caller spider assembly which is the fuel injection set up inside the intake manifold going bad.The regulator starts leaking wich puts extra fuel into the motor.If that is it you should change the whole assembly.

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SOURCE: Grand am smells like gas inside the car

I would definatly recheck the regulator to make certain you do not have any leaks.
But to be clear, you are smelling gas and not exhaust?
Also, is you cowl seal in good shape, not missing or damaged in any way?
Let me know.

Posted on Apr 01, 2009

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SOURCE: strong smell of gas inside and outside the vehicle

there can either be a hole in the tank or in the carbon filter of the fuel system. or a bad seal on a hose leading to that Carbon filter. But assuming that the smel is stronger at the rearside, it is more likely to be an issue around the gas tank. Maybe if the belly 'sat' on a rock it could be even on the upper part of the tank(but not that likely, rather a joint again)

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SOURCE: white smoke and a smell of fuel

The white smoke is from anti freeze. The smell of gas in your oil is probably from the same cause. I do beleive you did not clean the milled ares good enough before installing one or both of your gaskets. Just in case you did loosen one of the head bolts up for any reason....One bolt I do beleive on the right front bank of this engine has to be also sealed before re enstalling it for coolant will pass through it if not sealed

Posted on May 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Strong fuel smell around vehicle jacked vehicle

I have the exact same problem with my 2006 chevy cobalt right now. That's why I am searching this. I had a mechanic friend look at it and it's the fuel pump and the lines are cracked to. Has anyone heard of a recall on this? It can't be a coincidence that we are having the same issue.

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