Fuel smell in cab

Asked by Aug 04, 2016 at 12:36 PM about the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2013 Silverado 2 door standard cab  smells like gas in the cab.  dealer says I'm overfilling the gas tank.  I never top it off.  Service garage says I don't drive it hard enough and the exhaust system is loading up on fuel.  I drive at least 30 miles a day at 60mph.  Are there others having this problem?  Any suggestions?

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35,955

No signs of a leak anywhere? Injectors may be leaking, or fuel rail. You may also have a problem with the EVAP system. If you have leaks in the fuel injection you may be setting codes, have them read and reply back.

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Its great hearing all the excuses when a facility is to lazy or incompetent to locate a vehicle problem... maybe your driving it from east to west instead of north to south as it was designed to be! I suggest you begin by scanning it for DTC codes as mentioned EVAP (maybe) and inspect it closely for fuel leaks.

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