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smell of fumes/petrol in cabin

whiffyelvis Feb 20, 2013

  1. whiffyelvis

    whiffyelvis New Member

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    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
     
  2. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    maybe the evap pipe has split, ... under the coolant top up cover
     
  3. Vwdan80

    Vwdan80 Member

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    it could also be a split breather pipe maybe??
     
  4. whiffyelvis

    whiffyelvis New Member

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    Thanks both, sound like an easy mechanic fix to me.
     

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