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Old 02-17-2008, 10:01 PM   #1
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Strong gas smell frind the rear right wheel well???

Recently I have been having problems with my idle and sudden drop in power while I am driving. I replaced the fuel filter, but now I noticed that there is a strong smell of gas coming from the rear right side wheel well, any ideas? That and my gas mileage has dropped somewhat...


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Old 02-17-2008, 10:33 PM   #2
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gas smell

is your tank plastic, if it is sometimes the seam can leak do to the screws being to tigh. had this problem once . had to replace tank. good luck

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Old 02-17-2008, 10:46 PM   #3
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gas smell around the rear is usually a leaky fuel line or bad seal around the sending unit access plate.
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+1, Mine was a leaky fuel filter clamp.
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Old 02-18-2008, 12:54 AM   #5
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also check the filler neck as that is where that is too.
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