Do you have any problems with keeping gas in the tank? How often is your
truck above half tank? I remember a lot of those leaking at half tank, dont
know if it could have effected your truck but never know. I always looked
just below the rear bumper, thats the tank cover.
Probably a small leak around the fill pipe overflow allowing vapor to
escape. Or possibly the tank has a problem around the pump seal area. My
94 developed a gas smell but didn't show any leaks. When the pump went
bad I dropped the tank and found the retaining ring had rusted off on
one side so the pump didn't seal completely.
"Jim" < firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
The carbon canister on my '99 Blazer is tucked away behind the plastic
rear bumper extension (quarter panel), past the filler door. BTW, I
have the same issue with the gas odor, but *inside* the vehicle. It
only happens when I fill the tank (18 gal, plastic). No leaks as far
as I can tell. It goes away when I drive the truck a few miles....
On 1/23/06 6:48 AM, in article
ao3Bf.5056$ email@example.com, "Jim"
Fill the tank full, then park it on the level and see if it leaks anywhere.
If not, park it downhill and check, uphill, repeat. If there's a leak in the
tank, that should make it easy to find. My Jimmy has a leak in the top of
the tank (somewhere), and it only leaks when it's full parked downhill..
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