98 volvo S90 fuel smell in rear of car inside? any idea please i have a check engine light on

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Asked by Sep 08, 2014 at 01:07 PM about the 1998 Volvo S90 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my volvo s90 has a CEL  i changed the gas cap  now they are telling me  it could be a evap  leak? i do smell fuel fumes on occassion in the rear passenger area any ideas would be greatly appreciated

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You said you already replaced the gas cap. Did you buy a new or used one? For the cost, I would try another cap before going any further and make sure the one you get (or the one you have) is properly and completely sealing the fuel system.

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I purchased a new cap with a key from AutoZone

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When I installed it the cel went away for a week but came back

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To really know it should be a Volvo fuel cap not a generic from Autozone or some other aftermarket supplier. Many of these aftermarket caps do not seal that well.

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check lines going from gas pipe to evap canister. there is a J hose that usually breaks. jack up vehicle on drivers side and go under car and you will see evap canister. looks like a box. then also follow those lines up to the engine. they are plastic and go to another small hose, which also usually cracks. I had same issues with my 98 Volvo s90.

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