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Re: Strong gas smell in a 1992 750il (archive)

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Posted by David on December 26, 1999 at 08:26:03:

In Reply to: Strong gas smell in a 1992 750il posted by Gary K on December 24, 1999 at 14:09:27:

: I have a 1992 750il with a strong smell of gasoline in the interior. I've checked the hoses at the fuel tank outlet, the hoses at the fuel filters, looked at the fuel delivery lines from the tank to the fuel rails and am drawing a blank. Anyone had a similar prob.? Any other place I should look? Injectors don't seem to be leeking,and I can see no evidence of fuel on the engine when it is running.HELP.

I have a '89 750 and I smell gas only when it is very cold. Dealer told me that the engin runs rich while cold which may cause the smell. I didn't quite believe him so I tightened all clamps connecting the fuel rails in the engin and it got a lot better.


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