03 TAURUS WITH GAS ODOR

  • Tiny
  • gdawg623
  • 2003 Ford Taurus
  • 6 CYL
  • automatic
  • 60,670 miles

2003 Ford Taurus is emitting a gasoline smell after the car is turned off. Any ideas?

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Monday, June 13th, 2011 AT 4:33 PM

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  • CJ MEDEVAC
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Do you still hear the fuel pump running when off? You might hear it better with the gas cap off.

Have you looked for fuel squirting/ running onto the engine or ground?

If you are sorta lost with vehicles, send us a pic of where you find a problem--distant and closer in, with good descriptions

When you search, use a flashlight, NOT! Your cigarette lighter! You also may want to keep a fire extinguisher handy while you search!

The Medic

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