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discovered a gas leak from around the filler coming off my mudflap.
noticed it when i jacked it up in front to replace my calipers.
I know I need to look around and see where its coming from, just wondering if anyone else has had this happen and the best way to fix it.

when i was wheeling noticed a gas smell a few weeks ago, guess thats where it was coming from duh
 
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ok, maybe i was worried about nothing, jacked it up again and it didnt leak. is there a breather tube back there? dont remember having a full tank when i was up the mountain, but its full now, so maybe thats the deal? hopefully
anyone know
 

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It's possible that your gas cap was loose or maybe the check valve that is inside it is hanging up. A properly functionoing cap allows air to enter the tank but nothing to come out. I had a raw fuel odor around the filler about a year ago. It would come and go. It ended up being the gas cap.


That would be, of course, a 77310-35080, list $13.76 ;)
 

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And you DO want a real Toyota OEM gas cap. Aftermarket gas caps are variable in quality and some create problems. Don't ask me how I know. :p

No, I don't work at a dealer. :D
 
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ill have to check my cap, maybe its not toyota.
hopefully thats all it is, looks like a p.i.t.a to get in there to look otherwise.
 

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