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Q: Fuel leaking out of car

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Fuel is leaking out of rear passenger's side.

A: The fuel lines and filter would have to be ...

The fuel lines and filter would have to be checked to see what is causing your leak. I recommend you do not attempt to drive the vehicle till having it looked at and fixed. The leak may pose a fire hazard. I recommend you have a mechanic, like ones from YourMechanic, to come by and do an overall inspection for the leak issue.

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