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Renault Clio - Bodywork - Petrol tank leak
Hey everybody, im new and not very good at cars
I bought a Renault Clio R reg 1998 1.2 which has only done 19000 miles. This is what I have been told happens and what has been done to fix it:
When filled to full it then leaks a LOT of petrol from the top where there is a large screw lid with ‘O’ ring. After investigation, any attempts to solve this problem have failed resulting in the same problem. bought a new screw top and ‘O’ ring for the tank top access/sender unit but this did not solve the problem.
Apparantly it is a tank design fault. Has anyone got any more ideas as our mecanic cant solve it either. Or maybe someone knows whether it was a recall or if there is something i can buy to fix the problem. A new tank is going to cost me a lotta money! There is no hole as the tank has been thoroughly looked at.
Thanks everyone, hope you can help