Gas smell after driving. No error codes. No visible leaks.

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Just ordered this, haven’t inspected anything but I am getting a distinct smell of fuel. The gasket was $10 and the cover piece was $50 from rock auto. That should be it? I’ll drop the tank in the garage, not looking forward to it but not anything I haven’t done before.
 

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Just wanted to update, my truck looks like it has the “updated” design, but still failed. If I have to do it again, I want to do it on a lift or a bigger garage, but it’s an easy job.

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I don’t know if its mentioned in this thread anyplace, but there is an open investigation by the NHTSA on the earlier design in the 2011 cars. https://www.nhtsa.gov/vehicle/2011/LAND%2520ROVER/LR4/SUV/4WD#recalls.

Might want to report this to Land Rover and maybe NHTSA so they know the updated designs are still failing. I believe there have been fires relating to this issue.
 

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2014 LR4 with 75k miles checking in. Fuel smell after driving. No codes no check engine light.

Will be replacing the parts noted here in this thread.

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Alright- got around to fixing this today. My 2014 also had the “updated” design and was faulty.

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I had a similar issue. I would smell gas also only outside. Finally found that the fuel rail connection was melted. Apparently the fuel rail and the transmission hose share a clip together because both are right by the exhaust under the car right around where the gear shifter is inside then under that outside under the truck. I was also getting a gearfault. I had to replace the rail hose and put the clips holding the fuel and trans hose together away from the exhaust. Before fuel was actually leaking right on the exhaust that is right in the area . The red Clío had melted since the clip holding both hoses was not properly installed See pictures
 

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That’s seriously clean there Louis. Glad you caught this before it went up. I’ll check mine this week. Thanks for putting this one out there.
 

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