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Chrysler Sebring Cleaner/Disinfectant Issued to Address Musty Odor in AC System

Chrysler Sebring Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Average Mileage: 57,449 mi (7,000 mi - 150,000 mi)


Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

  • Visitor, , 150,000 mi

    when I turn on defrost in smells like musty lint burning

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  • Visitor, , 10,000 mi

    Everytime I start up my car a very musty odor and after a while it leaves. I really don't like the smell!

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  • Visitor, , 81,000 mi

    Musty odor when I first put the ac on. Goes away after a few minutes.

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  • Visitor, , 83,000 mi

    Musty Smell from A/C Vents.

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  • Visitor, , 75,000 mi

    Musty odor coming from AC

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  • Visitor, , 57,981 mi

    I just purchased the car Sebring 2007, 2.4 l, sedan. I detected immediately that musty odor is coming into a cabine like somebody has burned the plastic or rubish material.

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  • Visitor, , 60,000 mi

    Vents smell musty when running AC

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  • Visitor, , 7,000 mi

    Musty smell of unknown origin. Seems worse during rainy weather.

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  • Visitor, , 50,000 mi

    Musty smell. Almost like the car had been smoked in .

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  • Visitor, , 70,000 mi

    I bought my chrystler sebring almost two years ago used, during the cold months and especially the rainy season the car will shake and turn off when at stop. I have read that this is a common problem with the 07 sebrings. The first thing anyone checks is the comupter and any lights that may go on, but my car always checks out fine. Finally after the thirs time taking it to my mechanic and talking to three diffrent people one may have solved my problem. They changed my air filter and said there was some carbon build up near the throttle. So far so good, i just need another rain to come to test it out in the harsher conditions. They told me that if it keeps giving me problems i may have to replace the throttle itself and it may come out to be pricey. I also had the issue of a musty smell since i purchashed the car, i think changing the air filter has solved that though.

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