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What will cause a strong gas smell after turning off engine

Get out of the car from driving and there is a strong smell of gas every time

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Check the fuel cap gasket to be sure it is not torn or worn. After that check the vent hoses that run from the fuel tank to the charcole canister located somonwhere under the hood. Is the smell stronger under the hood or toward the rear of the car? If you cannot find the problem, a fuel leak is dangerous and should be attended to ASAp by somone that has the experience to repair the problem
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Posted on Feb 06, 2009

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