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    Hello, first thread on here after buying my 53 Vectra SRI a month ago...

    Got myself a real bargain and the only issue i have is the air con seems to smell very musty!!!

    Is this just a simple regas???


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    Hey mate, do a search for stinky or smelly air-con, should throw up a few hits.

    I had the same issue about a year ago and someone had a post up about a week ago!

    Common issue as its down to the bacteria!


    Bye bye Vec B
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    Someone else. Mine stinks as well. I dont usually use my a/c but over the recent hot spell I have. The smell eases up after about 15 mins of use. Was wondering if a re gas would do the job

    My other car. 1972 1641cc slammed beetle. On the road finally!!

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    Get to tesco and buy their air con cleaner. Its on special offer at £5. I had a similar problem with mine but after using this spray the smell is gone. http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Kleen-Air-Air-...3A1%7C294%3A50 This is the stuff but as i say its a fiver in tesco or at least it was last week, hth

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    also had the same issue, checked the tank and found a dead cat inside...... true story

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    Where is the tank?, How do i check it? god knows what animals i've got in mine
    Last edited by gibbon7000; 30th June 2009 at 00:32.

    My other car. 1972 1641cc slammed beetle. On the road finally!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vectralicker View Post
    also had the same issue, checked the tank and found a dead cat inside...... true story
    Clucking bell!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gibbon7000 View Post
    Where is the tank?, How do i check it? god knows what animals i've got in mine

    sorry i was waffling.... thats what a bottle of babycham does to you after a hard day........

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    Quote Originally Posted by gibbon7000 View Post
    Was wondering if a re gas would do the job
    The AC will either work or it won't. A re-gas won't make any difference to the musty smell.

    If you leave it running all the time, then it shouldn't smell. It's only when it's used occasionally that you generally get the whiffy smells.

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    Have a read of this thread that I started some time ago, some very good advice here mate from forum members: http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...ghlight=stinks


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