You turn on the heat and the air smells funny it kind of smells like glue what could cause this?

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Could be bacteria build-upIf your vehicle has air conditioning the smell could be caused by build up of bacteria on the heater matrix and in the vents, as this bacteria decays it causes a smell inside the cabin, this can be resolved by purchasing air specialist air con cleaner the is sprayed into the air vents. The smell can also be caused by the heating of leaking coolant from the heater matrix, this would also combined with the car steaming up. Check the coolant level to see if it has dropped.
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On a 2002 Honda CRV if you smell a dead mouse when turning on the air conditioning or heat system where can you find the source of these systems in the engine to clean it out?

Answer . Not sure about the CR-V but we are returning our 2006 Pilot to the dealer for the third time to deal with mouse problems. The first time was a dead mouse that got run through the blower fan when my wife turned on the AC this summer. The blower is behind the glove box and I could see the ( Full Answer )

How does smells effect the liver Like smelling glue?

Chemical dangers/hazzards . when we inhale chemicals and toxic waste our body doesn't rspond to it well so therefore it doesn't know how to heal an unknown sickness, it just get's sicker and sicker.

What would cause the check engine light to come on also the car smells funny what could be the problem also there is no heat or air blowing out of the vents you have a 2000 VW beetle?


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What kind of mold smells like vomit?

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