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smell of fumes/petrol in cabin

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by whiffyelvis, Feb 20, 2013.

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    [Feb 20, 2013]
    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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    [Feb 20, 2013]
    maybe the evap pipe has split, ... under the coolant top up cover
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    [Feb 20, 2013]
    it could also be a split breather pipe maybe??
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    [Feb 20, 2013]
    Thanks both, sound like an easy mechanic fix to me.
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