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My 2012 Ford Taurus has a bad rodent smell coming out of the vents of the car. What can I do to find the root of the problem?

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I would first check the cabin air filter and possible it can be really dirty plus when pulled out make sure to vaccuum the dirt from blower motor 9 of 10 times thats the problem

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Replace the cabin air filter.... also you know that place where water drips from when you have the ac on? There is a foam that you spray into that, and it will eliminate the smell

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SOURCE: Bad smell coming from heater/ smoke coming out vents

I had the same problem in my 98 Dodge Dakota! Replaced the heater core, problem solved. No more funky coolant smell and erie fog coming through my vents. I bought the heater core at rockauto.com online. Have purchased many items now from them. All factory parts so far at half the price of even AutoZone, even with the shipping. Also, you usually have to wait only a couple of days depending on the part and they have EVERYTHING.

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Not really. You will have to have the computer scanned to find out was is causing the light to come on.

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SOURCE: 1999 ford expendition has smoke coming out of the vent

If it is a kind of sweet smell then your heater core needs to be replaced. It's leaking and you should keep an eye on your coolant level until you get it fixed. The smoke is coolant. Hope this helps.

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SOURCE: 2003 ford taurus started smell weird and and make a

You most likely either have a loose belt and it smells like burning rubber or you have a small animal caught in the belts.
Replace or tighten the belts and you will be happy

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Could be an ABS sensor .

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