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Hmmmm, whats that smell?

Now summer is here I've taken to driving with the window open (daredevil I am!). I've noticed the smell of petrol at low speed. If the windows up the smell goes, as it does at greater speed (although I could just be leaving it behind). Any thoughts, there are no obvious fuel leaks, and consumption is no worse than normal?
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Some petrol-heads would be jealous of that - constant petrol smell!

Sorry Bruce can't help, but don't worry - it'll be raining by the weekend so your windows will be up! wink
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I had the same problem on my 155, smell of petrol but no visible leak. It turned out to be the petrol tank leaking along the seam but not enough to drip on to the floor. Only remedy was a new tank. Boo-hoo. At least I got the brake pipes that run above changed and made sure there were no further prblems that may occur in that area.
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