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Subaru legacy: now i hve a smell with a/c on, not always, but

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now i hve a smell with a/c on, not always, but smells like solvent or something like that. with no obvious oil leaks or exhaust leaks.... any ideas.... i had one once with a rat nest that had been there for awhile, but haven't pulled the squirrel cage to check.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 1 year ago.
With you confirming no leaks of oil or exhaust fumes it could either be as you stated an animal. It's very likely what you are smelling is mold/mildew in the evaporator case. It being dark and damp and warm when you aren't using the A/C makes it a nice breeding ground. I would suggest using a cleaner designed for this. There's a consumer product I have had great results from and will post below. Just copy and paste the link into your web browser. If I can help further please just let me know.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002Z2MKO/?tag=hyprod-20&hvadid=15470393139&hvpos=1o1&hvexid=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=1767288879927738357&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&ref=asc_df_B0002Z2MKO
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
unable to open link, got a name for this stuff?
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 1 year ago.
It's called Klima Cleaner. Give me just a moment and I'll edit in a clickable link for you.
you should be able to click below
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002Z2MKO/?tag=hyprod-20&hvadid=15470393139&hvpos=1o1&hvexid=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=1767288879927738357&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&ref=asc_df_B0002Z2MKO

Sorry having problems posting click links, you can copy and paste in your web browser or go to amazon.com and search for it. My apologies for the site glitch.

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