Fuel is leaking from gas tank Inspection

What does Fuel is leaking from gas tank entail

A top-rated mobile mechanic will come to your home or office to determine the origin of the leak and what repairs will necessary. The mechanic will then provide a detailed inspection report outlining the nature and cause of the leak and the cost of any repairs that need to be made.

Keep in mind

  • Gasoline vapors are extremely flammable and any leaks in the gas tank allow these vapors to escape. These vapors can be very dangerous and could potentially lead to a fire or explosion. Leaks in the gas tank can also have a dramatic effect on fuel economy. Some gasoline leaks are detectable by the distinct odor and pooling of gasoline underneath the back of the car. When you notice a leak for the gas tank, you should have it inspected by a mechanic immediately.

How it's done

  • A mechanic will first inspect the ground underneath the gas tank to see if gasoline has pooled under the tank. The mechanic should then inspect the tank itself to identify the source of the leak. He or she should then determine if the original tank can be repaired or if it needs to be replaced completely. If the tank needs to be replaced, the mechanic will first drain the old tank. He or she should then disconnect the original fuel lines, inspecting them to see if they if they need to be replaced. The mechanic will then remove the straps that hold the tank and drop it. The mechanic should install the new tank ensuring that all the appropriate parts are reconnected. He or she will then add fuel to the tank and start the vehicle to make sure the fuel system is working properly.


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