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Old 10-29-2001, 03:06 PM
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Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Dallas/Fort-Worth
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It was real bad on my SL. And not just cold starts only. 129s have that same fiberglass guard to protect the fuel pumps, but it can collect a lot of fuel before dripping out of the weep hole. Result: Fumes galore! My wife drives the car, so she tipped me off to the problem.

Turned out to be one of the OEM clamps that held the hose in place...just loosened enough over a period of time to develop a trickle leak at the hose end.

Total DIY repair cost: $0! Had spare clamps in my toolbox...
2009 ML350 (106K) - Family vehicle
2001 CLK430 Cabriolet (80K) - Wife's car
2005 BMW 645CI (138K) - My daily driver
2016 Mustang (32K) - Daughter's car
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