strong gasoline odor when in enclosed garage

Asked by Jul 06, 2017 at 09:17 AM about the 2015 Honda Accord

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When car is driven then parked in garage, a strong gasoline odor
comes from car.  Odor is not inside the car, only outside.
No oil or gasoline drips.
Dealer checked out ....said found nothing wrong

1 Answer

850

I had an older car once that had a rusty gas tank with leaking gas that would evaporate as fast as it leaked. Therefore, there were no wet spots on the floor but the tank was always wet with gas and you could smell it. You should have a different mechanic put it up on the hoist and look for wet spots. If you smell gas, there's a leak somewhere and that could lead to a fire in your vehicle and even your house. You're not dumb...the dealer is. Be safe.

Your Answer

Honda Accord Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,160
  • #2
    JP1956
    Reputation
    1,650
  • #3
    Jonathan Ford
    Reputation
    1,600
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Camry
1,074 Great Deals out of 73,748 listings starting at $295
Used Honda Civic
815 Great Deals out of 73,911 listings starting at $1,400
Used Honda Accord Coupe
176 Great Deals out of 9,139 listings starting at $1,750
Used Nissan Altima
1,013 Great Deals out of 75,761 listings starting at $1,627
Used Toyota Corolla
912 Great Deals out of 57,793 listings starting at $1,488
Used Nissan Maxima
294 Great Deals out of 23,317 listings starting at $899
Used Honda CR-V
830 Great Deals out of 55,240 listings starting at $1,750
Used Acura TL
141 Great Deals out of 4,735 listings starting at $995
Used Hyundai Sonata
737 Great Deals out of 50,353 listings starting at $500
Used BMW 3 Series
1,173 Great Deals out of 33,352 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Charger
453 Great Deals out of 28,013 listings starting at $1,979
Used Ford Fusion
1,079 Great Deals out of 71,517 listings starting at $1,200
Used Kia Optima
458 Great Deals out of 29,543 listings starting at $2,450
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,117 Great Deals out of 71,690 listings starting at $2,499
Used Toyota Avalon
220 Great Deals out of 17,066 listings starting at $1,599

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Accord For Sale
75 Great Deals out of 32,324 listings starting at $14,991
2016 Honda Accord For Sale
84 Great Deals out of 2,499 listings starting at $13,495
2015 Honda Accord For Sale
188 Great Deals out of 4,521 listings starting at $10,500
2014 Honda Accord For Sale
337 Great Deals out of 7,430 listings starting at $9,399
2013 Honda Accord For Sale
63 Great Deals out of 1,852 listings starting at $8,392

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.