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Q: Every time we stop and get out of the car we smell gas. on 2001 Saturn LW200

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Usually we smell it after returning to the car, especially if it's been a short period of time. Mileage remains the same so it couldn't be much fuel escaping.
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If you can smell it there may be an evaporative emission leak. It is dangerous anytime you can smell fuel as the fumes are flammable.