Mechanics

CHEVY GASOLINE SMELL

2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer

Smells problem
2002 Chevy Trailblazer 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 120000 miles

THERE IS VERY SLITE GASOLINE SMELL ON LEFT SIDE SOMEWHERE. HERE ALMOST DO NOT SMELL IT HOWEVER, AGAIN YOU DO. SHOULD I DO THE FOLOWING:
1. CHECK FOR SLITELY BROKEN GAS LINE?
CKECK GASOLINE FILTER LEAKING AT CONNECTIONS?
OR IS THERE SOMETHING ELSE I SHOLD BE LOOKEN AT? THANK YOU VERY MUCH. CHUCK
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PICKUPCHUCK
October 18, 2010.



I'd check gas cap-- fuel lines under the vehicle and under the hood-- evap system may let fumes escape, check fuel pressure regulator vacuum line, where applicable, for gas. Use a fuel pressure gage, see how fast pressure leaks down, with everything off?

JDL
Oct 18, 2010.