TweetAir Conditioning smell like a dead fish, weird belt noise (or wind noise)
My AC smells likes absolute garbage.
and I've also noticed when I accelerate now, I'm getting a wind (wine-d) sound. Only when I'm accelerating. Can be heard when cruising on the free way. Might try and get a video today and see if it can pick up the audio.
I see on your sig youre using a K&N cabin filter...not sure if it does any good, but I would recommend replacing it with a new one OR...cleaning it with a K&N kit. As far as I know, it could be the AC filter too having a built up of bacteria due to wet weather. Either replace the filter or get an anti bacterial A/C spray have your A/C on full blast with the windows all down and spray into the AC in the engine compartment.
As for the accelerating sound, I have no idea, better to get that checked out with the warranty
I replaced my filter with a beck & arnley one and it still smells like crap. It's usually just when I first turn it on though and then a few minutes later it's fine. I wonder if the Forte just has a poorly designed A/C system or something cuz I've never had this problem with any other cars...
2010 Koup SX 6 spd M/T
If I remember correctly there has been other threads on this in the past, not sure if there were any solutions given but I know it has been talked about before. I think the smell is related to a mildew problem or something, if I wasn't on Mobile I would look up that thread and copy the link for you. If you want to do a little searching I am sure you would find the thread, good luck.
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To fix the smell, turn off your A/C a minute before turning off your car. So like a block away from your destination. Leave the fan on though. This allows the coil to warm up and keeps it from condensating. The condensate is what ends up smelling bad.
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I've had the bad smell in just about every car I've had until I made it a habit to always turn off the A/C 1 or 2 minutes from reaching my destination...just long enough for the A/C to stop blowing cold air.
No condensation, no smell.
No filters, sprays, or disinfectants required.
I have not had this issue, but I rarely run the AC. Usually I will run it if the car is just breathtakingly hot when I first get in it, but once I get on the highway, I turn off my AC and open my windows. It always smells like new car to me :-)
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