MY 2005 SATURN HAS A STRONG GAS SMELL OUTSIDE OF THE CAR. STRONGEST ON THE RIGHT SIDE. CAN'T DRIVE WITH THE WINDOWS DOWN. THERE IS NO VISABLE GAS LEAK OR GAS PUDDLE. WHAT COULD IT BE?

Asked by Mar 03, 2017 at 05:29 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

STRONG GAS SMELL OUTSIDE THE CAR.  CAN'T DRIVE WITH THE
WINDOWS DOWN.  NO GAS VISIBLE ON THE GROUND OR THE CAR.

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I'm telling you, don't mess around with this for your safety! Get it fixed ASAP! I warned you...

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Those have a known problem for the top of the fuel pump assembly to crack and leak fuel out of the top of the fuel tank. It is hard to see, but happens quite often.

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