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The interior of my Ford Escort Mk1 smells of petrol when driving - what's wrong?

I have a Ford Escort Mk1 and the interior smells of petrol when driving. The boot has same smell of fumes. What's causing it?

Asked on 1 October 2018 by scaniaescort

Answered by Keith Moody
The petrol tank is in the boot so it may not be correctly sealed. If there's a smell of petrol from the front seats, then it could be that either the engine is running too rich or that you have a leak in the engine bay. Needs sorting.
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