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Petrol Smell In My Scenic

Hello All,

Can anyone please give some advice plz.........

Everytime I start my scenic there is a strong smell of petrol inside and outside the car.

I have had a look under the bonnet, and the smell seems to be coming from the drivers side..

Any ideas anyone.........

also is it dangerous to drive???
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Hi, I know it's old so assume u got it sorted, but if u smell fuel, it's usually a leak and YES it's dangerous.
The part of fuel that sparks burns etc is the vapour not the liquid so take it easy and get it looked at asap.
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This is getting a bit scarey now. This is at least the 3rd post I've seen relating to petrol smells and Scenics. I'm no expert but that can't be right........

All of them giving roughly the same symptoms.

Maybe one of our Renault techs can help out.....

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