Musty A/C

courtesy of Bob, The Auto Answer Man


Hi Bob,
Here in Northeast Ohio it is finally time to crank up the air conditioning in my 1991 Honda Accord (at least this week). Trouble is, I have a strong musty smell emanating from the blower now. What is causing this and what can be done? It is really nasty and probably none too healthy.
Tabbie

Tabbie,
That is mold or mildew that has grown in the vents from the dampness. Sometimes, just running the blower on high for a while will clear it out. You can also use a household cleaner, but then you would have to live with that smell as well.
Good Luck!
Drive Safely!
Bob, The Auto Answer Man

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