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Hey guys...so my dad overfilled my 1999 SLK 230 and i drove it for about 2 days now and it's still leaking gas around the back right tire (passenger side)...i have half a tank in the car but it still leaking. Should i be worried?

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Hey guys...so my dad overfilled my 1999 SLK 230 and i drove it for about 2 days now and it's still leaking gas around the back right tire (passenger side)...i have half a tank in the car but it still leaking. Should i be worried?

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Any gas leak - you should better worry!
Perhaps the rubber seal got loose or deteriorated. It's not easy to get to but worth inspecting. Perhaps a picture of the area where it's leaking will help.
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If it's still leaking with only half a tank of fuel, then don't blame that on your dad for overfilling it. It's got to be something else, most likely a leak from the fuel pump area which is by that right rear tire.
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just went to my local body shop...fuel pump was leaking bad! thx for your guys help!
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just went to my local body shop...fuel pump was leaking bad! thx for your guys help!
Now go and apologize to Dad.
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