Question about Vehicle Parts & Accessories
There is fuel smell inside car the car and also in the trunk that is not going away for several days now. There is no fuel leaking below the tank area or the engine side.
Posted by Anonymous on
Did you fill up and not have the cap tight? Try a new cap if that doesn't do it ,,,You most likely have one of the vapor hoses either broken or disconected at the tank fill tube or pump..they take the vapors back to the engine to be used..if this is so do not hesitate get it checked out..could spark ...
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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P0443 The fuel vapor canister reduces that gas smell on hot days outside/inside of car. The fuel vapor canister fillers bad smells from gas tank on hot days when the gas expands and burps fumes through carbon canister filter. From the canister (gas vapor fumes) goes back into the engine to be burned again...it's a closed loop for vapors to be recycled though engine. Don't worry, once the carbon canister dries out and no longer flooded with raw fuel the code should go away...just don't let the top off fuel tank back flow into the 'Evap emission control' carbon filter near the top and close to the gas cap...:)
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