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WARE IS MY GAS GOING ?

WHEN I HAVE A FULL TANK OF GAS IN MY EL CAMINO AND I HAVE TO COME TO A FAST STOP I WILL SMELL GAS STRONG AND WHEN I LOOK AT MY GAS GAGE SOME GAS IS MISSING LIKE IT LEAKED OUT OR SOMTHING , WHAT CAN THIS BE AND WARE IS MY GAS GOING . NOTHING ON THE GROUND OR ANYTHING BUT IF I BREAK HARD AND AFTER I STOP I SMELL GAS LIKE I HAVE A CUP OF IT IN MY HAND OR SOMTHING , WHAT CAN THIS BE ?

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Anonymous

The Gas Gauge---worn out sending unit in fuel tank

Check the fuel hose going to the pump on the
side of motor for leaks

Also check for a leaking fuel pump gasket, between
pump halves

Nothing seeping under the hood,have to look around
the tank area where hoses leave the fuel,return & evap
system hard lines

Check all Emission Hoses on canister under hood & around
intake

Posted on Aug 11, 2014

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it sounds like the level sensor on the sender (fuel pick up pipe in the fuel tank) is getting stuck. the level sensor is a float that is attached to the sender, and you will need to remove the fuel tank to get to it.

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i had a fuel odor in my cobalt and after lowering the fuel tank i found one of the fuel lines coming out of the tank was cracked, while removing the fuel pump both of them snapped right off. way too brittle but a new pump and sending unit (all one assembily) fixed it right up with minimal difficulty and only $250.00.
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