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Gas leak is leaking a little inside the throttlewhen i remove the tube i can see a little bitand it burns a lilttle more gas now

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Gas leak on top part of the engine chevy trail blazer 4.2 it looks like a lilttle fuel filter and it has a small vaccum hose that comes off of it cant find anything about what the part is called

If it is on the fuel rail, it sounds like the fuel pressure regulator. Pull the vacuum hose off it and check for evidence of gas there. There should be no gas in the vacuum line, but if there is, it is a failed regulator. If the gas is coming from where the regulator sits, the o-ring is probably bad. Pull the device off and check the o-ring, and replace it with a new one.

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The fuel line tube is leaking gas. how do i fix that?


exhaust the gas and make sure there is no more gas in the vehicle. Check the leaking line tube, and get the exact point that is leaking. But make sure you get the leaking point before draining or exhausting the gas.

If the fuel line tube is rubber, get an Abro Gum or go to any car part dealer store, you will get a gum that can seal up the leaking area or part.

But if it is a metal, you will have to take it to a welder or panel beater so that they can help weld or seal up the leaking line tube.

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I HAVE A CODE PO440" EVAP EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM LEAK" ( Small ). Is this a serious problem and what do I need to do to fix the problem?

not a serious problem at all, in fact if u have no emmisions testing u dont have to do **** with it. evap means evaporative emmisions system which is a system that stores fuel vapors that build pressure in ur tank so they dont leak out into the atmosphere, then when the time comes the cars computer purges the vapors into the motor to burn it properly.even if u take ur car to a shop chances are they wont be able to find a small leak. chances are it could be gas cap related. heres what i would do. take the gas cap off and look down inside the filler tube right there in the opening. if its palstic in there then look for any cracks. make sure theres no rust on the cap sealing surface and for the cost get a new gas cap from the parts store. put a little vasoline on the rubber seal of the new cap and put it on. remember it could take a week or more for the light to go out even if the problem is fixed.

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Smell gas in car

Look for fuel leaks in the engine bay or back by the tank where you fill up the the tank. A little bit of gas will go a long way so if you had spilled a little while removing the nozel at the gas station the filler neck will disperse of it, sometimes it gathers on the inside of the fender, and causing for a smell that may not be an issue. On the other hand if you notice the smell under the hood you may have a leaking fuel line, check to see if anyone has replaced the fuel filter recently sometimes the technician does not tighten the lines securely causing a little fuel leak. other times its just a little fuel spray from not releasing the pressure before removing the filter may have sprayed the fuel on the car onto maybe the insulation. One thing to do is look under the car while it is running myabe after filling it up to check for leaks. If your notice a drip while the A/C is running dont be alarmed as this is the condensation dripping off as it is supposed to.

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