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Heater Vent Smell, Solution Anyone?

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by D2NY G, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. D2NY G
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    D2NY G Well-Known Member

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    Lads,

    There is a weird smell coming from my heaters, anyone know the cause of this, would I be best changing the filters ect?

    Don't know if it does it with the air con on, will have to check that on my dinner
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    I believe bacteria builds up in the air con system. You could change the pollen filter and also try using something like this...

    Halfords | Comma Aircon Cleaner
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    first job i'd try is a new pollen filter and make sure its all clean in the housing
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    Mite be worth getting your aircon re gassed. Bout £40 ish. Unless you have something dead under the scuttle panel?
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    nice one lads will have to check al of the above :)
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    TBH its usually a bacterial smell, so try the comma, if not then audi have a system, basically like a fumigator where they stick aircon on recirc & leave it running for little while to try & clear out the smell/bacteria present.
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    Gunna try the comma thing this weekend then ill have to report back.

    Cheers lads, just won a RS4 grill on ebay aswell yehhhhh boi :)
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