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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Sep-13-2017, 09:46:34 PM
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Posted By ReturnToS54
Re: Fuel smell near passenger rear well with car parked. No drip.

No check engine light. Do you think it would be worthwhile to get a code reader, or would these codes cause the CEL to definitely appear?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Sep-12-2017, 04:00:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By ReturnToS54
Re: Fuel smell near passenger rear well with car parked. No drip.

Which, if combined with a bad gas cap, makes sense then as to why the smell outside the car is particularly noticeable after hard driving. (Forced out of the tank and up the filler neck) Hopefully a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Sep-12-2017, 12:23:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By ReturnToS54
Re: Fuel smell near passenger rear well with car parked. No drip.

At your advice, I checked the gas cap and noticed some fuel present. (photo attached) Do you suppose the fuel that is present is due to hard cornering, or leftover from the fill-up two weeks ago? If...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Sep-11-2017, 08:23:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By ReturnToS54
Re: Fuel smell near passenger rear well with car parked. No drip.

Interesting. Look forward to hearing what you think after checking out his car. For what it's worth, mine is a '97 coupe.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Sep-11-2017, 04:03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By ReturnToS54
Re: Fuel smell near passenger rear well with car parked. No drip.

Haven't filled up in about two weeks, and noticed it yesterday. It is only noticeable after hard driving.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Sep-11-2017, 03:10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By ReturnToS54
Re: Fuel smell near passenger rear well with car parked. No drip.

Here are some additional photos. I've drawn an arrow on one of them towards a slight hairline crack in the neck, but that seems like it could just be a surface crack related to manufacturing. No...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Sep-11-2017, 02:57:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By ReturnToS54
Fuel smell near passenger rear well with car parked. No drip.

I'll preface that I searched this topic a fair amount, and do not think it is related to the tank, sender unit, pump seals, etc...

I noticed the smell originating from the area around the...
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