Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: leakage

asked by on

i think my car has a leak in the engine, where i have parked it there seems to be oil and petrol smells throughout the car after i have filled up the gas

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there:

It’s possible that you have a broken fuel line either inside the engine compartment or near the fuel cell. A broken fuel line can be a very serious safety issue, so you might want to have a local mechanic complete a car is leaking fluids inspection; so they can determine what fluid is leaking and from where.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: IMA Light on

It sounds like the electric motor battery is not working as efficiently as it should be, and needs to be replaced. I would have the codes pulled on the computer; if you have a P0CA4 code coming up, that means...

Q: My car will not start just days after I got the airbag replaced. What would be the issue?

Hi there. I'm not quite certain that the replacement of the air bag would impact the vehicle's ability to start; especially if the engine cranks over. It is possible that during the removal and installation that the battery cables may...

Q: Check Engine Light on 2005 Honda Odyssey Touring Van.

Hello, thanks for writing in. You do not need to use high grade of gasoline. The problems you are having may be due to the adding of the Techron which is causing any water in the fuel to disperse and...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...