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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Oct 8th, 18, 06:26 PM Thread Starter
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Camaro leaked gas

Hello, today my 68 Camaro leaked gas when I started it. It has done this one before, a year ago. It had been sitting for a month plus and did not leak after I drove off. Any ideas?


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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Oct 8th, 18, 06:57 PM
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Need more info. Where is it leaking? Rear of the car? Middle of the car? Engine bay? This will help you get possible answers.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Oct 8th, 18, 07:58 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Camaro leaked gas

From the gas tank underneath the car.


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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Oct 8th, 18, 08:18 PM
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You probably need to get under the car and look at the area you see wet with fuel.
I’m sure you’ll easily see the leak and what you’ll need to fix.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Oct 9th, 18, 02:31 AM
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Re: Camaro leaked gas

Check all visible connections for leaks.Next drain and drop the tank and inspect hoses, sending unit seal and for cracks on the tank.I had a problem in which someone had installed the incorrect sending unit which required a return line and pinched and put epoxy at the end.My car has only one line.After owning the car for a couple of years it started leaking from the top of the tank.Dropped tank and installed the correct sending unit.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Oct 9th, 18, 07:04 AM
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Re: Camaro leaked gas

Replace all rubber non fuel injection hoses if your using ethanol gas. Ethanol eats the OEM type lines from that era.

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