Smell gas


Asked by Aug 21, 2016 at 10:19 PM about the 2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX

Question type: Car Customization

So I have a 2003 grand Marquis and my check
engine light is on but do to I need a tune up is that
the reason I smell gas once I drive and ride

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Might have a leaky injector, fuel pressure regulator or fuel rail. See what the trouble code is, you might be getting a too rich/lean condition.

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Will leaking injector have a lost of power and shaking


smelling gas is bad- take it to a mechanic- someone honest- before it flames up on ya-

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Yes, loss of power and shaking, injector or rail causing misfiring in addition to leaking fuel.

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You don't think I need another intake cause my theromstat housing is leaking a lil water & I smell a funny Smell wen I crank the car up smells like gas or some other smell the smell only appeared once my check engine light came on


You have a cracked thermostat housing, so replace that, no need to replace an entire intake. That won't cause a "gas smell" tho. I would inspect every bit of the fuel rail and injectors, and again check for codes. A leaky inject may be giving you a "too rich" O2 reading.


I smell gas out of the pipe of the car to

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sounds like you may be running rich. plugs and wires should fix this unless you have a fuel leak.

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