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Engine runs but not running properly runs like it is loading up undergrad will run at high rpms and using lots of gas at least twice as much as normally


Check the fuel pressure regulator. Vacuum? pull the vacuum plug and smell for gas. Smell it, replace it. You may want to replace the plugs also. They tend to get gas fouled.

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Strong smell of gas after turning off


you may have a fuel leak or your motor is running rich check the fuel tank and have your idle speed motor checked

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Car smells like gas and is hard to start


My Pontiac G5 Gt coupe did the same thing. There was a recall on the gas line and it was replaced.

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Air conditioner smell


Every single grand am I have owned does this!! They seem to have a gas smell when running the ac, or if it is extremely hot outside..It was the coil pack on 2 of mine. The extra load of the ac..the other was it makes the car run hotter. I just rigged my radiator fan to run constantly and the smell went away.

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Car has gas smell when heater is on


my question is do you smell gas when outside the vehicle? chances are it is pulling "fresh air" from outside the vehicle and might be pulling vapors due to thew fact you have a gas leak under the hood. check your engine while running and if a gas leak is seen. turn it off imediately and repair it. do not drive it until then. happy holidays

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I have a gas smell that seems to be coming from engine compartmen


you HAVE a gas leak, the best way for this problem is to use your senses of smell and sight.
Look for gas leaking at the same time smell for the strong smell of gas and locate the area.

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Fixed ac problem now smell gas inside vehicle


burnt or unburnt gas? if burnt gas smell look for bad manifold or manifold to pipe (donut) gasket.
if unburnt smell look for gas line leaks

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My 1993 chevy luminagets lousy gas mileage,when it runs you smell


. If you are in the car driving and smell fuel, chances are the leak in FRONT of you under the hood, probably being drawn in, by the heater or a/c. Open the hood and look for WETNESS. Don't see or smell it. Get UNDER the car ( safely ). Look around at the fuel lines. You'll find if you look. Hope this helps

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When i start my car you smell gas ,and it smoke.


HTML clipboard If you can smell gas ONLY when the engine is running, then the gas didn't get burned completely. It could be the combination of the computer, oxygen sensors, and/or catalytic converter is going bad. If you could smell gas when it's parked, you might want to take it to a mechanic to have your gas line checked for leaks and for pressure test. Here's a website that talk a little about gas smell www.mycarsmellsbad.com good luck.

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