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Air conditioner stinks

When only the ac comes on, the system blows air fine, but there is a bad smell that comes out for quite some time. It eventually goes away. But is not good for 5-10 minutes. Any ideas!

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You will have to remove the evaporater and clean it, it seems to have some foreign particals in there (on the fins)or some kind dirt which gets wet and thus the smell.
Are you operating your AC with the 'fresh air in' selector selected?
Its better to operate the AC with tht "recycle' selected tht way no outside dust can come in and be deposited onthe evaporator's fins.

Posted on May 14, 2009

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Have your air cabin filter changed.You might have to go to the dealer it may not be available in the after market yet!

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