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Strong raw fuell smell inside the car intermitantly

Cant find fuel leak or evap leak no crack in the fuel tank any one know what else it could be

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Usually, what you smell inside the car is coming thru the vent from the engine compartment.
So it could be a leak around the engine or the vapor canister. Its possible the canister gets overloaded from time to time when the computer vents the gas tank to the canister. A very small leak can be a very strong smell inside the car.

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Find leak and repair or replace parts as needed. If there is a hole in the tank there are kits for temporary repair.

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