Date: Mon, 19 Oct 1998 10:03:41 -0400
From: "The Man" <>
Subject: Re: 92 9000S making gas smell (not the owner, I've checked)

My 88 900T just started giving me the ol gas smell too. I can smell it sometimes when it is parked and occasionally while driving. I'm stumped. I was going to have the garage check it out when I dropped it off for an oil change. ---> Please drop 'dead' to e-mail <--- David A. Ingram wrote in message <>... >My Dad's BEAUTIFUL 92 9000S 5-speed, with 95,000 miles, has recently >begun making a strong gasoline smell when it's shut off in the garage. >I don't know whether this problem persists when running. > >I wonder if this might be the filler tube, primer pump (if these cars >are so equipped), fuel filter, or main pump (if equipped)? I'm positive >the smell is coming from the rear, seems stronger on the left side. The >car seems to take seven or eight cranks to start when cold, so I'm >guessing it's a pump problem? No inaccuracies in the fuel gauge. > >The car is otherwise running flawlessly as always. I'd appreciate any >and all feedback on this matter. Thanks! > >David Ingram > >

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