I changed my fuel tank , filter and fuel pump seal and I stop have the same issue. I also only 240miles on a full tank. It guzzles gas like crazy, and smelling strong gas fumes come from the rear passenger side of my car. I don't have a check engine light cause the car passed emissions with flying colors. My I boughtthe fuel cap from the dealer and it's the same problem. The tank just won't pressurize!! What should I do? I really need some help.
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1999 Lexus GS300
Question: Why is my gas tank not pressurizing and I'm smelling gas fumes?
Answer #1csubak30 February 28, 2013, 05:16Master
Check your vapor recovery system. Start with the filler neck (these have a tendency to rust out) and filler hose for cracks and wear. Check all hoses in system. Or, go to a shop equipped with "smoke test" equipment to find this apparently large system leak.
ReplyDreGo, February 28, 2013, 07:28Rookie
Had all of that done already too, and came up short. Could it be a bad fuel pressure regulator?
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (8395 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9355globalhelper February 28, 2013, 06:23Master
have codes scanned and post so we can adv
ReplyDreGo, February 28, 2013, 07:26Rookie
Had codes pulled and nothing came up. I even realized yesterday that it had a lil trouble starting. Could it be my fuel pressure regulator?
Replycsubak30, February 28, 2013, 08:13Master
Need fuel pressure test to be sure, but it could be the regulator.