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I smell gas when it is running and a puddle of gas under the

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I smell gas when it is running and a puddle of gas under the car within moments of starting it. I can't tell where the leak is coming from .
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: in town 15-17 miles per gallon and on the road up to 25 miles per gallon
JA: What is the model of your '15 Volvo?
Customer: 1998 V 70 station wagon
JA: Are you fixing your Station yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing attempted because I can't see where the leak is originaing from
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I am frustrated and concerned about a car fire in the event a spark
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  eauto replied 1 month ago.

is the fuel tank wet


Customer: replied 1 month ago.
It doesn't appear to be...gas was pouring down from the black vinyl cover over the bottom of the car.
Expert:  eauto replied 1 month ago.

Payment for this service failed, please do not fulfill yet. We will attempt to reach this customer to fix the situation.

Expert:  eauto replied 1 month ago.

sounds like a tank or sending unit leak..aare you going to repair yourself

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