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Annoying Gas Smell

Discussion in 'Engine and Drivetrain/Mechanical' started by JonnybravoM3, Apr 9, 2018.

  1. Midlife

    Midlife Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

    Have you inspected your fuel lines and connections in the engine compartment closely? A small leak anywhere can cause the smell. With a non-EFI system, a mechanical fuel pump can easily leak around a crimp flange on the body of the pump as well as the two connectors. While not applicable to your situation, it's an example of what you should look for. A mechanic with a good hydrocarbon sniffer can help out tremendously in finding a small fuel leak.
  2. Horseplay

    Horseplay I Don't Care. Do you?

    A match is a much simpler tool for finding a fuel leak too. Don't use a match.
  3. JonnybravoM3

    JonnybravoM3 Member

    Yes did that all. I have all new braided fuel lines installed.

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  4. 50 vert

    50 vert New Member

    When I ran all new braided fuel lines for my EFI conversion, they wept vapor from day one.
    Swapped to teflon lined hose ..... no more fumes.

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