smell gas car runs rough but no leak

Asked by May 16, 2015 at 02:34 PM about the 2000 Ford Contour 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car runs rough but when it gets going it does fine smell gas  and has no gas leaks
recently replaced spark plugs wires and valve cover gasket

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The leak may be a weep and should be checked immediately, DO NOT park in a garage until the problem is fixed. The steel fuel lines have a tendency to rust and leak around mounting tabs.

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