Question about 1997 Honda Accord
My daughter's 97 Honda Accord has a skunk like smell that is stonger outside the car than inside. What could this be and how do I get rid of it?
Also, I charged the AC approx 2 months ago, and my daughter just told me that her car makes a sound like something is slidding around in the car when she turns. I just drove it and the sound comes from near the passenger side floor board...when I checked it out I noticed water dripping from under the glover compartment.
Her car is due for an oil change in a few weeks and I was going to have them look into these 2 issues, but wanted to do a little research first.
I'd appreciate any assistance so I know what I can do or what I should prepare for when I take it in.
Listen people...it isn't a skunk! My elantra smells like a skunk too and I am sure I didn't hit one. I think that it might be my battery; since battery acid and skunk smell are chemically the same. This is what I am checking next.
Posted on Apr 02, 2010
I have a 97 Accord that has the same problem with the A/C. It makes a noise like something is either caught up in the vents or is moving around when I take turns. Also when I take a turn, water drips out from under the passenger side glove compartment and thats also when the noise happens. I've been reading online that a lot of people say its b/c the hose that gets rid of the condensation (or any other water buildup in the car), gets clogged and only needs to be unclogged. I'm going home after work to try and 'unclog' the hose.
Posted on Sep 03, 2008
The dripping water is the a/c condensation drain, which is plugged up, as it should be exiting the car and dripping on the ground. It's a small tube which can get blocked by a little 'goop' . This would make the interior smell musty, and gross, as the carpet and carpet pad will soak up the water like a sponge. Since the car smells worse outside, it would seem maybe you did run over a skunk. Did this odor start all at once, or was it over a few days? All at once sounds like a skunk, over a short period of time sounds like a damp and smelly carpet. I admit the 'something sliding around' has me stumped. Unless that skunk is trying to pry himself loose. countrycurt0
Posted on Aug 03, 2008
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