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Fuel smell I have a prevalent gas smell outside the car when I fill the gas tank. The smell subsides as the tank empties. Mechanic has drop gas tank and replaced the fuel pump seal and assembly in December. Car has 122K. No visible signs of gas leakage.

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2003 Altima smelled like gas on the outside near right rear wheel. Asked mechanic to take a look and said it was fuel pump, had a crack in it. Would cost $550 parts and labor. Found video online on how to change fuel pump under back seat. Ordered part online for $150, shop wanted $350. Changed fuel pump in about 30 min if that. Couldnt believe how simple. Mechanic was right, when I took off plate under seat, could see gas on top of fuel pump. Fixed.

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The gas tank is brocken

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