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Old 21-Jul-2006, 07:45 PM
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smells like gas in my civic

hey guys whats up jus wondering if you guys can help me with a lil problem i jus recently got a 89 civic and the problem is it smells like gas in the car not a strong gas smell but enuff so u can smell jus a lil now when i got the car the other owner said it needs a fuel pump now can it be that reason it smells like gas also the car is totally gutted from no carpet to no interior in the back now i wuz wondering if that can be the reason also thanks guy if u can help me....
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Old 21-Jul-2006, 09:31 PM
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check your filler neck, gas tank, and fuel lines for leaks. a gasoline smell is usally from a leak and no other reason.
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Old 22-Jul-2006, 04:23 AM
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knowing 4th gens the lines are most likely rotten and the gas tank is rusted to sh*t at the seams
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Old 22-Jul-2006, 06:47 AM
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happend to my car too, i can smell gas inside my car when fill up full tank of gas

but when fill in half tank or 3/4 no smell at all

so i know somwhere is leaking but not sure where
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Old 22-Jul-2006, 07:35 AM
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yea i just had mine wrott out they go were they come through the undercarage just 2 the right of the tank under the back seat take that plastik stuff off and check under that



i just installed a new tank and i moved the lines and they were in mint condition under the car and seemed 2 be all good everywere else but ths 1 pipe was wiggleing 2 frealy so i took all the plastik stuff off the side of the car next 2 the seat and there was a white thing that holds all the lines together and is suposed 2 ho in a hole in the boddy but the plug was out and the line was wrotted out real bad so make shure u check everywere


they run dow the side and all the way under the carpet were the trunk opener is
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Old 23-Jul-2006, 01:17 PM
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hey guys thanks for the help the goes into the shop on monday thanks for all the help
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Old 14-Aug-2006, 10:34 PM
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Hey Krystyn u sure its a gas smell u smell?
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Old 15-Aug-2006, 12:44 AM
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if you have build up in your IM, cant that cause it to smell like gas in your car?
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Old 15-Aug-2006, 06:15 PM
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yeah found the problem its being fix car comes out today thanks for the help u guys
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