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Re: Gas smell when warming up car (archive)

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Posted by RM on March 30, 1999 at 12:43:46:

In Reply to: Gas smell when warming up car posted by MJKhan on March 30, 1999 at 11:54:08:

: Hi Everyone:

: I have a 92 535 stick. Recently I am smelling gasoline odor when I start the car in the morning to be warmed up. once I start driving and the car is warm the smell goes away.
: Any ideas?

: Thanks,

: MJ

aside from the obvious leaking fuel line, it smells (sounds) like a leaky injector. Does your car start up real quick, like you shot xtra fuel directly into the cylinders? Usually a quick start and a fuel smell is a leaky injector, it causing a small flood condition overnight. U might want to look at an inj. leak-down test to be sure.


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