Taurus Wagon Gas Fumes

courtesy of Bob, The Auto Answer Man

Hi Bob,
I have an '89 Taurus wagon. Every now and again lately, I smell gas fumes when I slow down. This seems to happen when I'm running the air conditioning. Any clue what might cause this?

Dear Sherri,
Gas like gasoline or fumes like exhaust fumes? There is a difference in what the trouble might be. If it's gasoline, then I would have the fuel system, especially around the injectors, checked for leaks. If it's exhaust fumes, switch to maximum A/C mode and get out of traffic!
Good Luck!
Drive Safely!
Bob, The Auto Answer Man

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