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Old 04-13-2017, 03:53 PM
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diesel fuel smell

06 cdi e320 no leak that I see . diesel fuel smell when parked after use.... seemed to be using a little more fuel.....seems the smell is coming from rear but could be mistaken only 62k mi any help??
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Old 04-13-2017, 05:34 PM
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might be a vent,or return line,or cap.
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Old 04-13-2017, 11:43 PM
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You may want to pull off the plastic engine cover and look where the injectors meets the head. Or look up "black death" a fuel leak issue with 05/06 CDIs. I understand you smell it from the rear of the vehicle but a quick check there would not hurt and maybe save you some agony if you catch that in it's early stage even if its not the cause of the fuel smell.
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Old 04-15-2017, 10:59 PM
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Take Sloride's advice

"Black Death" HAS been found as early as 40K miles !

https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=06+CDI+Black+Death+onset+mileage?
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