Odor from HVAC vents on Chrysler 300M

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.

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Average mileage: 101,983 (70,000–138,000)
6 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004
12 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
2003 Chrysler 300M70,000
terrible musty, moldy smell
2001 Chrysler 300M138,000
My car smelled terrible. My mechanic found that the evaporator coil was plugged and replaced it. That was 3 years ago and I haven't had that problem since. I read up and found that a plugged evaporator coil is a common problem.
2001 Chrysler 300M73,000
I HAVE THE ORDOR COMING FROM THE VENT HAD A LOT OF HELP FROM PLACING A BAKING POUDER BOX INSIDE THE CAR
1999 Chrysler 300M117,000
Oh yeah. I've had this exact problem myself. I'm going to further investigate and hopefully solve this.

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