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    funny smell

    guys also whilst driving the car over the last couple of days i have noticed a very strong dusty smell coming from the vents ??? is there a filter that needs changing or something what u think????

    ps this seems to goo when i put the ac on ?????

    cheers guys

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    yea the pollen filter its behind the glove box, u need to unscrew it and take it out

    heres the how to http

    ://www.astraownersclub.com/documents/technical/pollen.pdf


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    Yeah the funny thing is that i also get a strange dusty smell BUT only when i put the windscreen blower on....when i put the blowers near the stereo on, or the foot blower on, i don't really get the smell so bad....

    Is this a sure sign that my pollen filter needs replacing too?


    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Billy Dean View Post
    Yeah the funny thing is that i also get a strange dusty smell BUT only when i put the windscreen blower on....when i put the blowers near the stereo on, or the foot blower on, i don't really get the smell so bad....

    Is this a sure sign that my pollen filter needs replacing too?


    Thanks.
    yes i had a smell similar to how u describe and i changed the pollen filter and it went,

    pollen filter only cost like 10 quid from vauxhall


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    I get this also when the aircons been on 4 a while, but that's even with a new pollen filter, my last car did it too, think it's just vauxhalls
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    Quote Originally Posted by Windrew View Post
    I get this also when the aircons been on 4 a while, but that's even with a new pollen filter, my last car did it too, think it's just vauxhalls
    I changed my pollen filter last year....and the smell remained!

    It only really comes out when the windscreen blower is on.

    And it's not the wet, musty smell of the aircon being off....it's a real dusty, choking smell.....help!

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    Try one of these, might cure the smells.
    Only £1.99 so not a major loss if it doesn't.

    http://www.aldi.co.uk/uk/html/offers/2827_10567.htm

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    Only other thing I could reccomend is getting a bomb for the aircon system as this cleans all the bacteria out of the whole system.

    Oops like the post above lol
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    tidy will try later cheers guys......... will post the results

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