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Aircondition does not drain fould molding smell

Aircondition does not drain foul molding smell when turned on, can you remidy

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Yes the dealer has a special machine that sanitizes the AC system and kills the mold that causes the smell, the chemical they use is not approved for sale to the public so they must do the job.

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