Has anyone else had this problem?

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    Who can do without "air conditioning"? Well, some I suppose. But I sure look foward to climbing into my truck at the end of the day and cranking on that ice cold air! Problem is... it STINKS!

    Anybody else had a problem with stinky air, and how the heck do you get rid of it?
     
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    Febreeze in vents. Works for a bit.
     
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    Does it work on weird-smelling car heaters too?
     
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    I'd assume anything with a filter. It works for me.
     
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    Thanks, K.
     
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    Pale, this is a common problem..The main A/C air return is above the brake and gas pedal.
    This I'm sure you know, puts the drivers feet directly in the "Breeze".

    So to answer the question...change yer socks! :laugh: :poke:

    Seriously, this sounds like a mold problem.
    Is the evaporator dripping or wicking back into the firewall? Maybe?
    Is there any stink without the A/C running? How about with the heat?
     
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    I agree Mr. P----It's a pain in the butt to work under the dash like that but a good cleaning could work wonders if water is just sitting somewhere . Same with the heater core.
     
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    You may have just nailed it Dillo!
    Those heater cores do begin to leak at some point and they are inside the passenger compartment of the vehicle too..
    A small leak from the core could very well cause this sort of oder problem.:rock:
     
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    Might be as simple as a loose hose clamp---but then again--NOTHING is easy to do by yourself underneath the dash.
     
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    Here ya go PR!

    http://www.ultrashield.com/odortreatment.html
     

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