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    Right I have an awful smell coming through my vents but only when the aircon is off, when its on its fine.. any ideas peoples...

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    you checked your pollen filter mate

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    last year but had it straight after that anyway....

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    Sounds like bacteria on the evaporator.

    Might be time for a aircon bomb to kill it off.

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    lmfao.. i can see the "wife/smelly vent" jokes following soon lol

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    Did that a few months ago but made no difference, got 3 in the workshop so wouldnt hurt to do it again i suppose...

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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    Sounds like bacteria on the evaporator.

    Might be time for a aircon bomb to kill it off.
    someone said that dettox spray works.

    al.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Al 22 dti View Post
    lmfao.. i can see the "wife/smelly vent" jokes following soon lol
    and there was me thinking I would get some adult advice on here lol

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    Put it on recirculation and spray dettol up the intakes mate.

    On a side note, I hate clutter so I put my air fresheners inside my dash vents. When I say inside I mean I just pop the screen/vent assembly out and stick them in the ducting with number plate tape.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rushy View Post
    Put it on recirculation and spray dettol up the intakes mate.
    Where are the intakes Rushy

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