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    Learner Driver JamieD's Avatar
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    Steam from A/C vents

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    Hi guys noticed some steam coming from the drivers side air vent and Middle air vents on my way home from work with the aircon on. There was no smell of burning or any smell at all when it was happening for a good 5 minutes or so, there was a bit of condensation around the drivers side air vent next to the head unit. Had a check of coolant level when the car was cool but the level doesn't appear to be dropping as I was thinking it could have been the heater matrix. Anyone else had this?

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    No I have not but condensation dose build up in the vents , and that's why it's a good idear to run the interior fan with the air con off now and again , it dispels the condensation,
    The condensation contains bacteria and micro ogasums that can lead to a smell of cheese
    I don't know which cheese they are refurring to , it coukd be camenburt, or the " devils work cheese " Stilton .
    10-4 rubber cheese

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    Air con drier on the condenser may be the cause.
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    Have run the fan with the ac off for 15 minutes last night and on the way to work this morning it seemed to be fine, will keep a eye on it over the next few days. Hopefully just a one off.

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