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Old 08-24-2013, 03:47 PM
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I've noticed when I drive with my sliding glass open I get the smell of gas when driving. Any ideas?
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check you fuel system it's proly leaking

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OP check your charcoal canister to see if its bad, filler neck for leaks/ rusted out fuel line by the rear axle
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I've noticed when I drive with my sliding glass open I get the smell of gas when driving. Any ideas?
Could be running rich
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Could be running rich
It would have to running really rich to smell it in the cab

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And he said its when he has his window open.

OP have you noticed any degrease in mpg in correlation to noticing the smell?
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And he said its when he has his window open.

OP have you noticed any degrease in mpg in correlation to noticing the smell?
Fucking thank you for fucking forgiving me!

My truck ran rich with bad mpgs and I could only smell it when I was by my exhaust and I always have my windows down

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My truck ran rich with bad mpgs and I could only smell it when I was by my exhaust and I always have my windows down

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Oh well you're probably right then. Other than the smell and mpg is there any obvious signs of running rich?
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Exhaust is getting sucked into the rear window. Probably a leaking exhaust.
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And he said its when he has his window open.

OP have you noticed any degrease in mpg in correlation to noticing the smell?
Not enough to notice.

Lots of good info posted, I'll be checking those things soon.
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I seem to see more posts on bad leaking filler necks than anything..Put down some card board under your truck and check for drips or do you park it on concrete and see fuel stains where you park?
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if you can smell raw gas when you open the back window, more than likely its your fuel tank filler neck. should have a p0442 code aswell. i have the same problem, just have better things to spend $180 on then a filler neck. no real negative effect, besides the smell.
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