Carbon Canister

CL Wong montesawong at
Sun Apr 21 09:01:29 EDT 2002

I'm having the same problem.

There is a leak up high where the filler neck joins
the gas tank expansion.  Haven't tried getting to it
from the trunk but access appears impossible from the

I don't fill past 3/4 tank anymore and there is no
leak but pressurized tank still emits fuel odor.

--- Chrisellenhem at wrote:
> Thanks for all your input - I've done some further
> investigating and it
> appears to me that the offensive fuel vapor odor is
> coming from the rear,
> right (passenger..) side of the car; most
> concentrated in the region of the
> fuel filler/tank.  NO traces of odor under the hood
> (or anywhere else) w/
> engine running or not.  No signs of leakage but
> still have not pulled codes
> (busy weekend..).  Thanks again for previous advice
> & and any forthcoming...
> Chris Hemberger
> Hebron, CT
> 91 200Q Avant
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97 A4 2.8Q 12v (Shaumberg T/B, K&N panel)
Rockland County, NY

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