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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
163,885 miles

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1998 Buick LeSabre fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1998 Buick LeSabre Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 032013

LeSabre 6-cyl

  • 163,885 miles


Observed a strong gasoline odor after driving the car. The cause of the odor was a leak in the nylon fuel pressure line feeding the rear fuel rail on the engine. The leak in the line was caused by the engine shroud. The engine has a removable plastic shroud, and the edge of the shroud was rubbing on the fuel line and eventually cut through the line and created a pinhole leak.

- Melbourne, FL, USA

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