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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: 1991 Toyota pick up gas odor

check for charcoal canister or evap canister full of gas

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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

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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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.

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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.

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