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HOW DO I GET RID OF BAD SMELL IN CAR AIR CONDITIONING SYST

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HOW DO I GET RID OF BAD SMELL IN CAR AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hello


You don't mention what car this is but if its got a pollen filter then replace that 1st

Then I'd suggest is trying one of the fungicide treatments for AC systems

like this :

http://www.amazon.com/Clean-Air-Kit/dp/B000IMB4CI/ref=pd_sim_dbs_hpc_2



any auto store will sell them and then tend to take the form of a 'bug bomb ' type of aerosol that you place in the car footwell with the AC on full blast and set to re-circulation

you leave it to it for 20 miins or so and then air the car out


the effect isn't instant as it takes a little while for the mould etc to die off but usually within a week the AC will be smelling fresh again
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