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Unread 02-22-2007, 03:09 PM   #1
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significant gas smell....help!

When I go out to the garage to head out in the morning, I can smell a gasoline smell in the front entryway before I even get into the garage. In the garage, the smell is extremely obvious.
I checked all around for leaks....found none.
Looked at the throttle bottle area, found nothing.

Drove to work today thinking I was gonna catch fire anytime, but didn't. Went to lunch in it, and still had the smell in the cab, but still no visible leaks.

I've had this Jeep for about a month and a half, and it just started doing this...any ideas?

I think after work, I am just gonna head to the dealership and see what they have to say, but would still appreciate any help.
Patrick

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Unread 02-22-2007, 03:14 PM   #2
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Im having a similar problem. No leaks anywhere. Strong fuel smell. From my searches and research I'm leaning towards a faulty Charcoal cannister purge valve. If you mildly mechanically inclined its a simple check. (Ps I have a 97 TJ 4.o so it may or may not be similar)
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Unread 02-22-2007, 03:14 PM   #3
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stupid idea... but I'm a stupid guy and did it myself... did you remember to put your gas cap back on last time you filled up?

I forgot once....
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Unread 02-22-2007, 03:17 PM   #4
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stupid idea... but I'm a stupid guy and did it myself... did you remember to put your gas cap back on last time you filled up?

I forgot once....
heh heh.... no, that is not the problem.
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Unread 02-22-2007, 03:19 PM   #5
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heh heh.... no, that is not the problem.


Damn. I was hoping that I wasn't the only moron
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Unread 02-22-2007, 03:34 PM   #6
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Don't feel too bad. My cap was broke and I never noticed until I started trying to fix the problem. Unfortunately that wasn't it.
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Unread 02-22-2007, 03:53 PM   #7
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Your truck is under warrenty just take it in.
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Unread 02-22-2007, 04:20 PM   #8
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Damn. I was hoping that I wasn't the only moron
I've driven off with the gas station pump still in the car. Too much partying the night before.

So I'm an even bigger moron
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Unread 02-22-2007, 04:53 PM   #9
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I had something very similar happen twice to me in the same car, rotted through fuel lines in two places, didnt have any gas on the floor of the garage and no signs under the car, the smell was also strong when driving the car, luckey or unluckey depending on how you look at it i checked under the car upon arriving to work when i really noticed the smell and saw some coming out. Second time it happened i knew what it was, guy who was fixing the car didnt replace all the lines and thought the further back one was fine, three weeks later it wasnt fine.....Needless to say sounds like you got a holein the lines and your leaking gas.
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