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Old 09-19-2005, 10:57 AM
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My son's 1993 Rodeo just developed a strong fuel smell that can be detected as you approach the vehicle. When you lift the hood, it is even worse. What could be causing this smell? No leaks are noticable.
 
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Old 09-20-2005, 04:31 AM
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hard smells are usually caused by melting rubber hoses, a burning coolant, plugged </span>catatalytic converter,
and leaks which you've said are not visible. or probably some problem
with the fuel lines. those are just a few things to check.</span>
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Old 09-23-2005, 06:40 PM
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has it been getting very poor fuel mileage?
 
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Old 09-24-2005, 09:42 PM
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yes, the mileage was worse. I took it to a mechanic and he changed out a cracked fuel line. no more strong smell and a cheap fix $10.00.


thanks
 
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Old 09-26-2005, 08:57 PM
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[img]smileys/smiley14.gif[/img] good to hear that it's fixed.
 
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Old 09-27-2005, 07:28 PM
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wow..it was great to be such an easy fix!
 
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