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    Astra Mk. 4 Pollen Filter Curiousity!

    Hiya guys new to this,

    Have a mark 4 astra, replaced the pollen filter because the inside of the car was fogging up...

    so done it like your guide showed, and its still fogging up...

    Any ideas much appreciated

    Apologies if this is in the wrong section,

    new and still getting used to the site!

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    Do you regularly have the air con on? If you park up and its been on all the way back there is some cool air still in the system that then leaves when you set off again. Try turning off the air con 10 mins before you get home.
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    i get what ur saying alrite... it has no a/c switch so im assuming theres no a/c

    Its a cabriolet
    it would fog up still anytime i'm driving, even if setting off or engine is warm...

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    this has happened to mine mate,
    started foggin up so i checked the grommit hole,
    then replaced the pollen filter but it was still doing it.
    So i decided to take it to my garage for a new heater matrix, it turns out mine was knackered!
    So the new matrix should have solved my problems, i get my car back tomorrow so ill let you know!

    RIP D2NY G 2002-2010

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    Dang! More money i suppose!

    It happened last year before a service, and they changed it and it worked! So when i noticed it this year i changed it and it didn't work!

    They even said when i was buying the thing that it was the filter!

    Does it have to b run through with air for a while or would it matter if i put it in backwards??

    Should've apprenticed as a mechanic not as an electrician!

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    Well on mine, i could smell coolant, and in the centre of the dash the carpet under neath, it was damp. Therefore the heater matrix been the problem, if your symptoms are smiliar i would say ur was in need of a heater matrix too mate, mine has cost me £90 + vat

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    my car is fogging up but i have no idea what the heater matrix does?

    I seem to have abit os a smell in the car but i havent noticed anything damp?

    One thing is though i have to have my blower on full and even then it doesnt really come out much any idea guys?

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    patton seems like your pollen filter... thats behind your glove box

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    got my car back today, new heater matrix and its fine now just have to get the carpets dry and ill be sorted!

    RIP D2NY G 2002-2010

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