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?
Sherri

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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