Here's what to do when the air coming out of your vents smells like a sweaty sock 😩.
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Mercedes were prone to stinky AC. My Honda Accord, Ram 1500 truck, Infiniti QX60, Toyota 4Runner never had this issue, but my old GLE350 had a stinky AC within 30k miles
Mercedes were prone to stinky AC. My Honda Accord, Ram 1500 truck, Infiniti QX60, Toyota 4Runner never had this issue, but my old GLE350 had a stinky AC within 30k miles.
It looks like the filter removed had been chewed by some rodents.
Thanks, love this type of lifehack info.
I noticed that European cars are prone to this issue
Probably a Ford if it smells musty.
I’ve used this technique on a couple of my vehicles. It worked, but it was always very temporary. I forget, did he mention you are supposed to leave the recirculation button off when the vehicle is parked so the system can breathe and dry out?
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What a great tip for the beginning of fall…..
Take the filter out before you spray the de-odorizer, then replace the filter
People need to stop running it on recirculate all the time
Both of our Toyotas get a nasty, musty smell. It’s a known issue. If you have a Toyota, turn off recirculate often to fix the smell. I’m not sure if they’ve fixed the issue since the 2019 models as our cars are older than this.
For a more thorough job, remove the cabin air filter and then get a kit called a “evaporator & heating foam cleaner”, which is like the can he had in the video, except it has a plastic tube you connect and it sprays expanding foam. But the foam inside the empty box with the air filter, right on top of the metal coils inside. Use the entire can all at once. Run the AC and the car will start puking dirty liquid out the bottom. Run it until the liquid stops flowing out, then wait overnight and put the air filters back in. It will smell weirdly clean like a dentist’s office for a couple days, and then back to a neutral smell.
What other kind of disinfectant, except Lysol?