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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-08-2012, 09:10 PM Thread Starter
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Strong Raw Fuel Smell after riding...

I am new to Harley's so be gentle. I am noticing a strong fuel smell after I park in the garage after a ride (09 Heritage FLSTC). I don't notice it until an hour or so later. Intake is stock. Nothing dripping on the ground. I did go around the bike doing a sniff test. The smell is not that strong around the intake area. Seems to be worse at the rear of the tank where it meets the seat....

Where are the obvious places to start looking for a leak?

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I had the same issue usually when tank was low and fuel heated up in tank after parking in garage. Turned out vent hose going from tank to canister near rear tire was cracked in half.

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