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Old 06-22-2008, 11:52 AM   #1
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E36 gas leak

Hey guys my 93' 318i is leaking gas at times, mainly in the morning before i leave for work. It's not leaking a lot of gas but enough to piss you off. I had it looked at and they could'nt find where it was leaking so they tightened up the seals. It did this a few years ago when my dad drove the car and they also couldn't find where the leak was coming from. Fortunatly for me some 3 years later it started doing it again and will do it from time to time and I was wondering if you guys had any ideas or if this has happened to any of you?
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Old 06-23-2008, 04:00 PM   #2
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mine isnt leaking yet but i can smell the gas, it could be the lines themselves deteriorating, not the seals
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Yeah, he said that since he could'nt find it, the lines are most likley rotting out.
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I had the same issue with my 93 318, the lines leading from under the car up to the fuel pump were all rotten out.
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I had the same issue with my 93 318, the lines leading from under the car up to the fuel pump were all rotten out.
What did you do about it?
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Old 06-24-2008, 06:00 PM   #6
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Took it to a shop, the replace both hard lines with a pair of rubber lines. It was a temporary fix, I wasn't planning to keep the car much longer.
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