Dropping Gas Tank?

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by Mike G, Oct 5, 2004.

  1. Mike G

    Mike G Guest


    I have a 91 Legacy L 4wd. I'm smelling gas with a full tank but once under
    3/4 tank it goes away, sounds like a leak to me. From the looks of it I'll
    have to drop the whole rear end in order to get at the tank, any other

    Mike G, Oct 5, 2004
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    Jim Stewart Guest

    I'm not familiar with your car model, but in general,
    I'd check the emission systems and particularly the
    charcoal canister before I went through the hell of
    pulling the gas tank.
    Jim Stewart, Oct 5, 2004
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    Edward Hayes Guest

    Right on Jim as there are lots of hoses and connections on the tank,
    charcoal canister and purge lines. ed
    Edward Hayes, Oct 5, 2004
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    Mac Townsend Guest

    is there a hose connecting the filler neck attached to the body and the
    tank itself? This would seem more likely to leak than the tank itself.
    Mac Townsend, Oct 5, 2004
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