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Hi, Has anyone out there had any experience of a sudden strong smell of petrol in the rear nearside/filler cap area. I suspect the breather pipe? as no trace of any leaking fuel..My 2007 V6 has done 80,000 miles total, half of that after import, mainly between Cornwall and London. Its a super engine and had never missed a beat.

At the risk of starting a second thread, I have being running Michelin cross climates tyres for over two years now, at 37psi and they have been superb with minimal wear😄... I highly recommend them despite the extra up front cost.

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Do you stop filling fuel at the 'click' or do you continue to top off the fuel? 


You may be overfilling and getting fuel into the carbon evap system.

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Thanks Chris

That's a strong possibility I do tend to fill up to the brim when doing a long trip.. Will stop doing that! Hopefully that will sort it!:D

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