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Q: Gas leaking out of car

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Gas is leaking out of my car.

Hi. If fuel is leaking from your vehicle, I would recommend you stop driving the vehicle immediately, and have it serviced as soon as possible. Gasoline is highly flammable, and driving a vehicle that is leaking gasoline is very unsafe. I would recommend having the fuel leak inspected by professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to determine the exact location and cause of the leak.

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