Second Opinion] gas leak

Second Opinion] gas leak Mechanic's Assistant: Have you noticed an increase in fuel consumption? And how does the vehicle start—same as usual? No everything is normal Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/m...

Second Opinion] gas leak Mechanic's Assistant: Have you noticed an increase in fuel consumption? And how does the vehicle start—same as usual? No everything is normal Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car? 2013 jeep grand cherokee laredo Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Grand Cherokee yourself? What have you tried so far? Nothing just looking for the problem

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Hi Dee I hope you are doing well . I'm sorry to hear you're having trouble and I will do my very best to help you get things sorted . Can you see where fuel is leaking from?

not at the moment but when the car is turned over the gas starts to leak but not at the moment because the battery is dead
Automotive Expert
Ok, so whereabouts was the gas coming from?

i just know it was coming from underneath in the front kinda
Automotive Expert
ok, so it's likely a fuel hose or one of the pipes that are connected to it . I would strongly recommend that you don't try and start the car until this has been rectified as there is always a risk of fire .its likely the pipe will need to be replaced.

ok how hard is that to trace
Automotive Expert
It's a case of getting under the car. Pretty straightforward but would really require a vehicle lift to be able to see.

can i jump stART the jeep from the top post to give it power cause the battery is under the passenger seati was thinking of jacking it up but i have to get it towed to father in laws
Automotive Expert
I would recommend against doing this because there has been a gas leak when connecting the leads may cause an arc and could lead to a fire. I would tow the vehicle.

the leak was like 2 weeks ago i havent messed with it cause its been dead
Automotive Expert
ok so i would charge the battery rather than jump-starting just to be safe

thats what i meant..... that way if needed to i can turn the car over without starting it to see where the gas is coming from
Automotive Expert
yeah that's what i would do

do you know how to put jeep in neutral without car power?if i want to have it towed..
Automotive Expert
you will need power

when it does thats when the gas gone come out... but only when it gets fuel power its press to start so if i press it twice it will leaknot when i press it once
Automotive Expert
you will need to do that to release the selector .a small amount will leak until the ignition is turned back off

its not a little bit that leaks out though :(
Automotive Expert
you have little choice unfortunately ,just need to do it a quick as is possible

ok last recommendation with little to no money would you say get a flatbed tow or uhaul tow i just have no clue
Automotive Expert
preferably a flatbed because to tow you will need the ignition on tow the car

ok i looked up .. putting car in neutral without key.. thats no power use but will that work to get it going
Automotive Expert
yes the interlock release will allow the car to roll

Alright im gone try that to tow it if i can find my interlock release well i guess that is all i surely appreciate your time
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