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Why do my 93 nissian smell like gas under the hood

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How would anyone know that,
without the vehicle to check for
a fuel leak ?

Have you not tried to figure it out,
or asked a friend or neighbor to look

On a vehicle that old, you obviously have
to look for those issues, before they happen,
& replace all fuel hoses, etc, as preventative
maintenance

I wouldn't be using it & chance a fire

Posted on Nov 06, 2014

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SOURCE: Gas smell coming from under the hood

it could be your head gaskets and thermostat going bad. those have to be fixed or your car will overheat and will cost tons of money to fixed...just went through the same thing

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 Honda Accord

yes i have honda accord 2004 with the same problen it was a cracked manifold .honda put a new one on for free,for cars under 7 years old.and under 125000 miles.extended waerrayny.i hope this will help you

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SOURCE: Smelling gas but no gas puddles under car or hood

sounds like your fuel tank vent has a hole in it or the charcoal canister has a leak

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

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SOURCE: 1990 toyota 4 runner. Gas smell under the hood

If you cannot find a leak then it is probably running too rich if you are also having a rough start and or rough idle. You can find out if it has been running too rich by checking any one of your spark plugs...it will be coated with a lustrous black residue and/or smell like gas. At that point you will have to change them.

You can also try replacing your PCV, a clogged PCV can also allow that type of smell to escape past it's grommet into the engine bay instead of recirculating it back into the system.

Posted on Jan 01, 2010

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SOURCE: smelling gas fumes in passenger cabin

There are rubber gas line hoses under the hood & after a number of years they tend to leak ever so slightly. They are under the hood to the passenger side. You may need to replace these fuel lines. There should be a cabin filter but you must take the wiper motor screen off to get at it & it is on the passenger side. Good luck!

Posted on Feb 02, 2010

Testimonial: "Sounds like that's it. Will check it out. Thanks. Any idea if these are preformed factory parts or just generic fuel line"

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