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Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007 Discussion, Smelling fumes, Car hesitating and wont start first time when i fill it up with gas in Cadillac CTS Coupe, Sport Sedan and Sport Wagon Forums; This is my first time in this forum and was happy to see it!!! Love my 07 Cts 6 cyl ...
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    Smelling fumes, Car hesitating and wont start first time when i fill it up with gas

    This is my first time in this forum and was happy to see it!!! Love my 07 Cts 6 cyl caddy but started smelling fumes a few weeks ago someone told me to put in fuel cleaner so followed the instructions and put about two bottles in within a weeks time...still the ENGINE light is still on and now when I go get gas it wont start on the first try..its also hesitating when I drive like its not getting enough gas when im starting to accelerate...ANY help is HIGHLY APPRECIATED!!!!! a mechanic cousin told me I might need a tune up?? Don't know???? Thanks to ANYONE THAT CAN HELP!!

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    Re: Smelling fumes, Car hesitating and wont start first time when i fill it up with g

    Classic sympton of the EVAP purge solenoid. It's covered hundreds of times here on CF, do some searches and you'll find your answers.
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    Re: Smelling fumes, Car hesitating and wont start first time when i fill it up with g

    Yep sounds like p urge valve

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    Re: Smelling fumes, Car hesitating and wont start first time when i fill it up with g

    I think there just happens to be a thread right below yours on the front page of our section

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