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Gasoline Fumes
« on: September 11, 2017, 12:26:37 PM »
Howdy Folks,
I have a 1993 Westfalia with a 2.5L gas motor and a 5 speed manual transmission.  Fairly regularly I get gas fumes in the cabin. There are no visible leaks.
Is the gas cap vented and therefore release fumes into the open driver's window?
Is there a breather/overflow hose that is subject to breaking or popping off?

Anyone know how to fix the issue?

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Re: Gasoline Fumes
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2017, 10:26:46 PM »
I have this occasionally in my 03.  A mechanic suggested a bad/clogged line to the charcoal cannister that deals with fuel vapors from the tank.  It's at the firewall so if it's bad it is possible vapors would head up to the fresh air intake. 
Sometimes I miss my Syncro Westy.

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Re: Gasoline Fumes
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2017, 01:49:05 PM »
I have this occasionally in my 03.  A mechanic suggested a bad/clogged line to the charcoal cannister that deals with fuel vapors from the tank.  It's at the firewall so if it's bad it is possible vapors would head up to the fresh air intake.
Thank you. I'll investigate this route.

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