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Dangerous car air conditioning?

Posted by: Lenin  /  Category: IcyCool Tips

What you may not know about your vehicle’s HVAC system may be hazardous to your health. If you smell a musty fume coming from your vents, it’s important that you take action right away.

Bacteria, fungus, mold, and spores can all grow from accumulated condensation in your AC system. These unwelcome visitors can trigger allergy and asthma attacks and make it difficult to drive. If you think you may have mold growing in your vents, here’s what you need to do:

**Make a service appointment with Icy Cool immediately. Make sure the service manager understands the severity of the situation.

**Try to track down where the scent is coming from. If you can point your service manager in the right direction, they may be able to fix it immediately. Also, let the service manager know when the scent is the strongest (i.e. when starting up the car, when turning on the heater to high, when turning on the rear defroster, when it rains.) The more information you can provide your service manager, the better!

**If your car is under manufacturer’s warranty, you should not have to pay any extra monies for treatments or ventilation services. This problem should be covered under both the original and extended manufacturer’s warranties.