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My 07 PT Cruiser has a slight gas smell when running the fan

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My 07 PT Cruiser has a slight gas smell when running the fan for the AC/heat. And when idling at stoplights sometimes. I tried replacing the gas cap and what I read suggests that is a problem with the seal on the gas tank, but that it can't be replaced without replacing the tank. What do you suggest I try first?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Mike V.v replied 9 months ago.

HI there,

Is the check engine light on?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
It says very low emissions leak, when I use my code reader
Expert:  Mike V.v replied 9 months ago.

Ok

Here is what you really should do. Have the evap system smoke tested. This little leak is tiny, I mean you can get this code from a .5mm hole in the system. The smoke is added, then you can locate the source of the leak before replacing a bunch of stuff it doesn't need. This is the best method to diagnose it, then repair it.

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Thank you so much!

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
That's sounds awesome. My wife is taking her car in this week and we should be able to get it checked then too. And we'll let you know as soon as we can.
PS we are buying a house right now and just getting everything down that we can.
Expert:  Mike V.v replied 8 months ago.

Congrats on the house!!

Please let me know if there is any more I can do to help.

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Thanks so very much!

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