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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-03-2011, 08:56 AM Thread Starter
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Gas smell,fumes

I have a 2008 ,650 and when driving ,it's OK ,but when I go down a hill or let of the gas..I smell gas !? Only when I let of the gas petal ,is when I smell gas fumes ?? There is NO leak on the floor of my garage where it sits ! Has anybody else ever had this problem ?? The unit works fine also.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-03-2011, 02:17 PM
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Check the drain hose off the bottom of your carb.

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The drain-hose ?? Will that plug-up and cause that smell ?
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The drain-hose ?? Will that plug-up and cause that smell ?
My daughter had a 4wheeler that was doing very similar. Found a vent hose stopped up. After riding for a while, i guess pressure would build up and cause the hose hooked to the bottom of the carb leak gas. Stop riding and it would stop leaking.

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my prowler had a simmilar issue, the rubber housing on the intake manafold was cracked and a little fuel dripped out quite often, part # i think was 0570-115 about 40 bucks and is solved my fuel issue problem/smell. good luck
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Thanks guys for all the ideas....I have not had time yet to look at this problem because we got some more snow and I use my 2005 2-up TRV A/C for plowing snow.....50inch,tapered blade ...man can it move snow
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