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1994 ford ranger raw fuel smell in cab

The ranger has the 4.0 6 cyl.in it. I started to smell the fumes a couple of days ago. It first smelled like a grass fire coming through the a/c vents then later that day a very strong odor of raw gas,turned off a/c rolled down windows pulled over no leaks anywhere.It seems to happen at normal operating temperature. The truck is in good running condition with no check engine light on. I was just wandering if anyone has had a similar problem and know what the problem may be? Thanks in advance any suggestions would be helpful.

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  • Spotteddog Mar 02, 2009

    I get gas fumes also. I have determined that my problem is coming from the connection of the fuel line to the gas tank. Only when the tank is full will I see any fuel overflow. I have also determined that I will have to drop my gas tank to make the repair. Hope this helps.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    I have the same problem, but my check engine light is on and when i start to smell the fumes the light will go off and then if i turn the truck off and start it again it will run until you press the accelerator pedal then it bogs down the revs up.

  • Greg Mills May 11, 2010

    Are you loosing oil?

  • betty_wildma May 11, 2010

    do not know if it is an electronic sincer or if it could be the fuel injectors

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SOURCE: Gas fumes very strong in car.

need to have checked possibly an injector leaking car is not safe to drive if you have a fuel leak. look in engine compartment and see if you can see a leak

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I had the same problem in my 98 Dodge Dakota! Replaced the heater core, problem solved. No more funky coolant smell and erie fog coming through my vents. I bought the heater core at rockauto.com online. Have purchased many items now from them. All factory parts so far at half the price of even AutoZone, even with the shipping. Also, you usually have to wait only a couple of days depending on the part and they have EVERYTHING.

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SOURCE: exhaust fumes in cab at stop light.

I would suggest taking this to the dealer....it could be coming through the a.c. vents. Since its a brand new truck....let them **** with it.

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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SOURCE: strong odor of gasoline vapors

do u have a check engine light on? do u overfill the tank? which is to say when the filler nozzle clicks off do u still try to put more fuel in? in any event u most likely have a overloaded carbon canister, pull the canister out and check it for gasoline saturation, the carbon canister is located under the car in a tray near the fuel tank.

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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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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