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#1 (permalink) Old 10-29-2005, 03:57 PM
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gasoline smell after filling up

lately ive been noticing the smell of gas after filling my tank all the way to full... i havent been able to narrow down were the smell is coming from yet, anyone know of any common problem associate with this? seems like the gas cap is sealing fine... used:
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there is a charcoal canister that holds fumes from the tank that may get saturated with fuel if you, or the gas station pump, over fills the tank. Hoses on the fuel pump, under the rear seat or the paper gasket around the fuel pump are also common probs.

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