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Re: Petrol Smell Espace 1998 petrol

Originally Posted by bootpolish View Post
Hi can anyone please help or advise if they have the same smell. When we start the car and after short journeys there is a strong smell of petrol, we've had it checked but can't find any leaks. Our MPG is also low 20's so is this a leak???
Thanks in advance for any help or advise anyone can offer.

Check the fuel injectors i had that i looked at the fuel injectors and fuel rob and found a rubber ring on the first inctor had a flat spot letting the fuel out i turned it around and it was fine after that but still only managed about 25 mpg after that but better than 20 iguess just an idea hope it helps.
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Question Re: Petrol Smell Espace 1998 petrol

did you manage to sort your problem i have the same problem now,is there an inspection hole to the top of the tank if not how do i remove the bolts as there just spinning the nuts seem to be turning but there iside chassis any help peeps plz
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