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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora Base 4dr Sedan

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September 17, 2012, 2:30 pm

William F

Question: Does a gas tank leak & erratic engine relate to each other?

I have had my Aurora's intake manifold, gaskets, & O rings replaced (very $$$$) and then the computer replaced but only when the tank is full do I still smell gas & I can see a short trail of fuel from my driveway into the street when I back out which, along with bad performance, is what lead to the initiall repairs that my mechanic reccomended. Could having a leaking gas tank be a cause for bad performance even after these fixes?

September 23, 2012, 10:39 pm

Ron W
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Possibly. It depends where the leak is. In any event, the leak should be fixed immediately as it is a fire hazard.

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