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1991 Toyota pick up gas odor

My '91 pickup has just developed a strong gas odor. It is only noticable when the truck has been run for a while, and then it is very strong, both inside the cab and outside the vehicle. If the truck sits for a while, the odor goes away. I have looked in the engine compartment, but cannot see anything obvious, and frankly I don't know if I am looking in the right places.

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  • piney308 Feb 13, 2009

    I have a simular problem with my 1991 3.0 litter toyota pickup.It has a strong smell in the engine compartment and in the cab. No visable signs of leakage,even pulled the plheneum off and found no signs of wetness.I also put a gas sniffer tool around all the injectors and fuel rails and still nothing.Took off the canister and found it to be dry.Still been driving it and if I turn it off and let it sit for a while it will not start unless I press on the gas pedal. NOT sure if it is bleeding back and this problem is associated with the smell problem.Thanks for any suggestions!

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