Best Answer

sounds like you use a bad mechanic a good mechanic would replace a cracked exhaust manifold to start with if you can smell gas,there is obvioulsy a leak in the fuel system. this needs to be found as it is a fire hazard

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2007-03-01 13:02:44
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why is there a gas smell under the hood of my Tacoma after having the head gasket replaced The mechanic said it was because the exhaust manifold is cracked but there is a smell of gas not exhaust?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

How do you repair a cracked manifold on my suburban?

It must be REPLACED with another 1.

How do you know if you have a cracked radiator?

A cracked radiator can not be fixed. A cracked radiator needs to be replaced . A mechanic can replace one in a few hours.

Am mechanic and when you start your car the engine it vibrate and shakes with white smoke come out of exhaust pipe what should do as mechanic?

White exhaust usually means that there is water in the combustion chamber and there is a crack somewhere. Pull out the dipstick and see if the oil is a milky white. If it is then you have either a cracked head or a cracked block. Heads cam be replaced somewhat affordable by a reputable mechanic, cracked block the engine is toast needs to be replaced.

How do you fix an exhaust leak from the manifold in a 1978 El Camino?

An exhaust leak is usually the result of a bad gasket or a cracked manifold. For a proper fix, either the gasket or both the manifold and the gasket must be replaced.

What cause a droning noise when driving and appears to be coming from somewhere around the carburetor and Muffler and tailpipe have been replaced?

leaking or cracked manifold

What other parts are typically changed when fixing a blown head gasket?

Intake and exhaust manifold gaskets are also replaced along with the head gasket. Head is inspected and if cracked it is replaced. Head bolts should also be replaced with new ones.

94 Toyota Camry loud noise from exhaust manifold?

manifold or downpipe gaskets may be leaking gases or worse, cracked manifold

What causes Water in pistons Mazda 323?

A cracked/warped head, Blown head gasket, cracked cylinder wall, or cracked/warped intake manifold.

How do you know if your car has a cracked block?

A good clue would be water in the oil. That said, just because you do not have water in the oil, doesn't mean the block is not cracked. Have a good mechanic check the car.

Where is the manifold located in a 2001 Pontiac Grand AM and how much will repairs cost if it is cracked?

IT depends on if IT's an INTAKE or EXHAST MANIFOLD.

Will a cracked maifold make a 2001 kia sportage engine run hot?

if it is the intake manifold YES, exhaust manifold NO.

Can a cracked iPad be repaired?

A cracked screen can be replaced, but it will be an expensive repair. Think $200 or so.

People also asked