What does it mean if my '03 pontiac sunfire smells like gas while im driving it?

Asked by Dec 10, 2015 at 09:09 PM about the 2003 Pontiac Sunfire

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I took it to someone to fix the window and when i
got it back, it stinks like gas. I can smell it
coming througj the vents

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It is probably running really rich but it could also have a gas leak.

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Are you getting black smoke out of the exhaust?

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DO NOT drive the car. ANY TIME you can detect the odor or raw gasoline the risk of fire is huge. I know, easy for me to say to don't drive the car, you need it. But a car fire can overwhelm you before you realize what's happening. If you have to get it to a shop, please please do not have children in the car. The car can be replaced. YOU can't be

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Agree with ford nut,

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No smoke out of the exhaust. And it has duel exhaust as well

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