2003 Buick Century Fuel type smell

Tiny
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  • 2003 BUICK CENTURY
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 147,000 MILES
My wife's car recently started emitting a smell that kind of smells like fuel, but more like paint.
It is most noticeable during the day close to the car outside while idling. I inspected the fuel lines underneath the car but cannot find a leak. The smell is stronger underneath than it is under he hood.
Two months ago, we had a check engine light and a dealership had to replace a fuel pressure sensor located above the gas tank (thats what they told us).

There is no engine light anymore but a sweet fuel/paint-like smell showed up a week ago. We live in Las Vegas where it has been 105 degrees everyday.
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Saturday, July 18th, 2009 AT 12:53 AM

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Tiny
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There's a leak within the Evaporative control system get it check from the charcoal canister to the fuel tank.
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Saturday, July 18th, 2009 AT 3:41 AM

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