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Car coughs a few times,then starts. Gas odor. Small puddle underneath car and/or damp spots. Check gas cap message. Lower than expected gas gauge level. 2007 Chevy Malibu,app. 43k on it. I had what was supposed to be a tuneup last month at the dealer.... :(

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  • Thomas May 11, 2010

    Broken fuel line to fuel rail, or broken fuel rail. Seems like low pressure in the system giving you check gas cap message. If you turn it to on, without starting it, does it drip gasoline?

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Watch out i have the same problem. I took out the backseat and found a puddle of gas. I called GM and my dealership, they said there was nothing they could do, I wrote dateline on NBC, just waiting for a reply. This is like the pinto problem from the 70's and 80's good luck with your problem, I would call GM and Dateline also.

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