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Old 08-17-2012, 02:03 AM
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96 Tahoe fuel smell

I have a 96 4x4 Tahoe with 282000 miles, no fuel leaks but can smell raw gas near fuel tank. Driver side, right and rear.

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Sounds like maybe the vent hose is cracked or loose. Could be a defective gas cap.
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It could be the fill neckhas a rust hole in it, the evap canister could be split open or saturated with raw fuel from a defective vapor check valve, fuel line or return line could be rusted and have a small leak in it at the tank.Could be abad gas cap as S 10 said.
Sounds like you should crawl under and investigate.
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Fuel smell

New fuel line out and in, fill line is rubber and good. So is the smaller twin line next to it. Canister is new and I believe the vent valves are bad. They seem to be glued into the tank. Would like the buy a new tank but know one has a 4door tank for this 96 Tahoe.
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