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I have a 2003 g35 sedan. I have a horrendous gas smell in…

I have a 2003 g35...
I have a 2003 g35 sedan. I have a horrendous gas smell in and around the outside of my car after driving. i changed the evaporator canister the vent valve and purge solenoid valve. the problem went away for a week, but has returned. any suggestions are appreciated
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HI,

Most commonly this is caused by an obstruction such as cob web in the fuel filler vent tube that runs parallel to the fuel filler tube. Disconnect it at the fuel tank and use some compressed air to blow it out.

If it continues, you need to have it smoke tested for a pinhole leak in one of the evaporative emissions vacuum hoses

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