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    smell of fumes/petrol in cabin

    Hi - newbie here. I have recently bought a 51 reg S3, 99k, (always wanted one!) and there's quite a strong fumes / petrol smell in the cabin, mainly at low speeds. I've just had the exhaust checked out and nothing wrong there. Any ideas anyone? Thanks in advance.Matt

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    maybe the evap pipe has split, ... under the coolant top up cover

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    it could also be a split breather pipe maybe??
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    Thanks both, sound like an easy mechanic fix to me.

 

 

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