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Toyota RAV4 2008 cruiser fuel smell from fuel filler/back passenger door


Mfred
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Hi 

I have a 2008 Toyota RAV4 cruiser model. I have noticed the past few months that there is always a fuel smell when opening the back passenger side door. is this a common issue with the ravs? and does anyone know what it could be? NO Dashboard lights showing up either.

Thanks in advance

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When refilling the petrol tank, you are supposed to stop after the 1st click. I have overfilled the tank and eventually got a fuel smell. I stopped overfilling the tank and after a few weeks, the petrol smell went away. Otherwise, I would be looking at possibly having to replace the charcoal canister.

https://auto.howstuffworks.com/evaporative-emission-control-system1.htm

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