Why does my truck smell like gas?

Asked by May 13, 2017 at 09:26 PM about the 2001 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

Question type: General

Why would my 2001 Ford Escape smell like gas
when the heat is on????

4 Answers

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Is it raw fuel smell or exhaust? Fix the leak.

495

wash your engine then observe any leaks

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Burning oil on the exhaust, possiblely form leaking valve cover

495

It may still be cheaper to wash the engine first then if need be change the gasket(s) it could be from the fuel injectors or any number of links or gaskets.

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