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Why am I getting a strong curry smell from my Xsara Picasso

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Why am I getting a strong curry smell from my Xsara Picasso when te engine / heater is running?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Mike replied 7 years ago.
Hello and Welcome to justanswer...

There is a possibility you have debris in the pollen filter housing or a pollen filter that is old and needs changing...

So do that - replace the pollen filter and see if that cures it ... I will give you the pic below to show you how / where the pollen filter is ( under the screen )


Thats the first thing to do... IF you find that doesn't cure it ( give it a day or two though )... then you will need the air conditioning system servicing as that will be the cause / source of the smells then..

A Citroen dealer or independent garage with Air conditioning service equipment can do that for you ..its a common procedure..

Kind Rgds, MIKE



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