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How To Clean A/C Vents? #436206 Apr 6, 3:18am Apr 6, 3:18am
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How To Clean A/C Vents?
does anyone know how? Everytime I turn my a/c on it smells like dry sweat for a minute and the smell goes away. Wth is causing this smell to errupt in such a putrid manner?

Also, how would I clean the filter or whatever so the smell won't be there?

Re: How To Clean A/C Vents? [Re: WhiteCeli] #436207 Apr 6, 5:53am Apr 6, 5:53am
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coudl try making the filter. its under isntalls. then spray some afreeze in there where the filter is when you turn ur air on thumbsup

Re: How To Clean A/C Vents? [Re: hombredelassrtas] #436208 Apr 6, 6:57am Apr 6, 6:57am
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isn't that the alge (?) that builds up from the condensation from the airconditioner...

i think most ppl go through that problem, there was a post on this ages ago.
all i know is i paid the dealership to deoderise it, and it hasn't been back since (obviously this doesn't cure the problem, it just makes it better for a while)

Re: How To Clean A/C Vents? [Re: biggamejk] #436209 Apr 6, 7:11am Apr 6, 7:11am
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Have you tired to put the air fresheners in the air vents so that the smell of the freshener over powers the gross smell of feet or what ever it smelt like.

Re: How To Clean A/C Vents? [Re: WhiteCeli] #436210 Apr 6, 10:47am Apr 6, 10:47am
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I just put one of those little flat cheap air fresheners in under the glove box with my filter, cuase all the air is filtered through there and it makes my car smell great

Re: How To Clean A/C Vents? [Re: WhiteCeli] #436211 Apr 6, 6:28pm Apr 6, 6:28pm
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i guess i gotta try look under intsalls and fix this problem. I rarely use the a/c but if I have a women passenger, I don't want them to be like puke

Re: How To Clean A/C Vents? [Re: WhiteCeli] #436212 Apr 7, 4:06pm Apr 7, 4:06pm
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^it happened to me already ...lol


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^^^^ rofl.. what did you tell her?


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So making the Air Filter will fix the smell problem and help with the dust buildup in the car?


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Re: How To Clean A/C Vents? [Re: Chiller] #436215 Apr 8, 11:05pm Apr 8, 11:05pm
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dude try putting on deoderant and quit blaming your car...j/k

Re: How To Clean A/C Vents? [Re: Super_celica] #436216 Apr 8, 11:48pm Apr 8, 11:48pm
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Originally Posted by Super_celica
dude try putting on deoderant and quit blaming your car...j/k


if anything it'll be her. I'm one sanitary mofo!

Re: How To Clean A/C Vents? [Re: WhiteCeli] #436217 Apr 9, 12:09am Apr 9, 12:09am
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always use the fresh air vent.. happywink


in my friend's car always has the circulating air vent instead so it smells.. tongue


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Re: How To Clean A/C Vents? [Re: Erick] #436218 Apr 9, 12:48am Apr 9, 12:48am
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My dad has a fleet of Tacomas, they all do it! My Celica does it, my lx470 doesn't. Isn't that strange? There is a drain line from the A/C condenser (the thing that drips water). could something be injected through that line directly into that tray? I wouldn't suggest anything like chlorine, but something else..FaBreese?

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