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Q: Smelling gas back of my car

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After I cut my car off I smell gas coming from the rear of the car.

My car has 102235 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. If you’re smelling fuel around the rear of the vehicle, then there is a possible fuel system leak. The fuel tank is usually located toward the rear of the vehicle. This could be liquid fuel or fuel vapor leaking. Perform a quick visual inspection around the fuel tank to determine if raw, wet fuel is present; avoid sparks or open flames around the vehicle as this could lead to serious injury. Any fuel leak, whether liquid or vapor, presents a serious safety concern. Fuel vapor is highly flammable and any spark or sufficient heat source could ignite this vapor. I strongly suggest acquiring a qualified technician to perform an inspection as soon as possible to avoid a possible safety issue and to avoid replacing unnecessary parts. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that can assist you with a fuel smell inspection.

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