Raw fuel smell as soon as I exit the drives side, after driving for awhile. I can also smell it during fueling. There are no liquid leaks to be found.

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Asked by Nov 16, 2016 at 06:36 PM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check the system for leaks at the charcoal canister and back toward the tank.. Vapors cannot be released into the air. You may have a break or leak there.

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Common problem fuel gas cap cheap fix

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