car starts smell of petrol but not using someone told me the choke is getting stuck

Asked by Mar 08, 2017 at 07:35 PM about the 2003 Ford Escape Limited 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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There is no choke on vehicles anymore. Your probably smelling vapors from the EVAP system. Do not be topping off your gas tank and the fuel will saturate the vapor canister filter. Stop pumping gas when the gas pump nozzle first clicks off.

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