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2000 Camry LE bad odor from a/c heater cabin vents

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Does camry 2000 LE have a cabin air filter. I'm unable to remove the glove box as there is a cable attached to it and its a fastening screw is inaccessible(glove box does not come out enough to access the screw head though I can see it easily)

On some forums I read that 2000 model does not have cabin air filter. Is that the case?

Any help/suggestion appreciated.

Thanks

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Possible the smell is coming from the bacteria living on your ac evapourator. You can buy a spray for this that you set off inside the vehicle. Follow the instructions on the tin.

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