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Old 07-06-2022, 09:56 AM
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Originally Posted by pv9 View Post
Thank you all so much. I have located the smell to the fuel vents that are pretty close to the exhaust ramp. The exhaust ramp has some cracks that are stop drilled (common problem on the 8A it seems).
After landing with a hot engine the vents have a pretty strong fuel smell that makes its way into the cabin.
Remember you have blue stains on the floor near your rudder pedals. This is only a result of a fuel leak.

The exhaust ramp does need attention as it could be a source of Carbon Monoxide into the cabin. Pro-seal is a good option to seal it up.

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