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Fresh Air Intake - Chevy Venture

I have a bad odor coming from the vents. I changed the fresh air filters and still bad. Where is the intake for the fresh air?

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  • rmssmith13 Jul 25, 2009

    Thank you. The smell is not bad with the AC. So it might be the heater box issue, which we had a mouse in the van before. Is it difficult to get to the heater box?

  • rmssmith13 Jul 25, 2009

    Thank you. The smell is not bad with the AC only regular vent running. Someone mentioned that their could be a mouse in the heater box.

  • rmssmith13 Sep 17, 2009

    More help please. I unclogged the drain for the ac and put a deoderizer in the vents. Still bad. How do I get the the evaporator to kill the mildew?

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Sounds like you need to do a A/C deodorizing kit. May be able to find one at your local parts store. Or, run your A/C without your recirc, and hope the mildew gets off the EVAP core. It is possible you have a dead mouse in your heater box if it smells really bad.

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Need to flash evaporator housing (good ac shop will do it not expencive) and clean drain hole from evaporator (jammed)

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  • ginolena Jul 25, 2009

    under the dash, passenger side, black plastic housing

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