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Old 12-18-2008, 12:07 PM   #10
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1997 Milano EK
2004 Platinum Wrex


Originally Posted by filly peeno View Post
i also have this smell. only when it is cold
only when youre stopped as well?

Originally Posted by Stames_wiltz View Post
Does the 04' WRX stillhave the fuel filter in the engine bay? I think that in 05+ they put the fuel filter in the tank, not too sure. If so change that out as well as check your hose lines. As the temp. gets colder the hoses harden, as you drive the car the lines get hot then cold then hot then cold, this flux in temperature can crack hoses and you might find some lines need to be replaced. I have seen a couple of the 02-03 wrx's needing hoses replaced because of this.
it does have the filter in the engine bay but i checked all the lines and they are tight and show no signs of cracks or leaks. but there are quite a few fuel lines in the engine bay

Originally Posted by Kentrik View Post
I've had to replace hoses twice in my engine bay. But it's like a buck for a fuel hose.
which hoses?
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