I smell gas, while car is running at an idle. on 2001 Dodge Stratus

I have changed the canister vent solenoid located by the fuel tank

by in Roachdale, IN on November 10, 2013
2 answers 5 comments
ANSWER by on November 10, 2013
Have it checked for a fuel leak.!
ANSWER by on November 11, 2013
Sounds like a break in fuel line. Need to have inspected ASAP.
COMMENT by on November 11, 2013
check engine light is on. I will post the code in a day or two. No fuel leaks. Thanks for your help so far.
COMMENT by on November 11, 2013
Okay......will watch for repost. Misfire condition can cause the fuel smell as well.
COMMENT by on November 13, 2013
Ok, there are multiple codes. I hope some set others. All I have are the numbers. Here they are po431,po421,po141,po442,p1400,po306,po141,po442. I erased all codes and will repost/update codes tomorrow. I am hoping for a smaller list. Thanks again for any help and ideas.
COMMENT by on November 13, 2013
P0306 is a misfire condition in cylinder 6. Check spark plugs, ignition coil, wires for problem. All the rest seem to indicate a problem with the exhaust system or a manifold leak. May need to have garage inspect.
COMMENT by on November 14, 2013
Ok, thanks. I replaced timing belt with tensioner and water pump. I replaced the plugs and wires,cap and rotor along with valve covers at this time also. I am ready to part ways with the wifes car. Sounds like i get to go back and find my mistakes. All this was done early in the year, I will say early march. I had all the same codes this evening. You mentioned a misfire causing a gas smell, what about the plenum gasket leaking? i replaced all the small vacuum lines during the same time.
Related Items: