what is wrong. Check engine light is on and I smell gas

robmoore
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Asked by robmoore Jan 15, 2013 at 07:44 PM about the 1999 Lexus RX 300

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I smell gas outside the car when running and when I turn on the heat the smell transfers to inside the car.
other then that everything runs great

1 Answer

tenspeed
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Get the codes read at the parts store. Open the hood and look for a gas leak. When the heater is on, it's draws air from the base of the windshield.

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