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Old 05-02-2009, 09:33 AM   #1
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03 jeep rubicon gas smell

I need a little bit of help I have a 03 jeep rubicon every time I put gas in the jeep I get a strong smell of gas inside the jeep. I have changed the gas cap but it still the smell is there. also it is giving the code large evap leak. Thanks for any help.

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Old 05-02-2009, 09:51 AM   #2
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Look under the tub in the wheel well where the fuel intake goes to the tank. You probably have a loose/broken fill tube.

Sometimes, (especially if you have a locking gas cap) rat ba$tard thieves will cut it in an attempt to siphon gas.

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Old 05-02-2009, 11:44 AM   #3
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I'll check that out because I have a locking gas cap and you might be right some little tug has cut the sob. Thaks for the input
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Old 05-02-2009, 09:10 PM   #4
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Check the connections on all the lines going into the fuel tank. You may have to drop the tank to get to them all! Somewhere you are losing pressure in the tank.
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