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Chrysler 300M Cleaner/Disinfectant Issued to Address Musty Odor in AC System

 
Chrysler 300M Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Average Mileage: 101,983 mi (70,000 mi - 138,000 mi)

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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, , 70,000 mi

    terrible musty, moldy smell

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  • Visitor, , 138,000 mi

    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.

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  • Visitor, , 73,000 mi

    I HAVE THE ORDOR COMING FROM THE VENT HAD A LOT OF HELP FROM PLACING A BAKING POUDER BOX INSIDE THE CAR

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  • Visitor, , 117,000 mi

    Oh yeah. I've had this exact problem myself. I'm going to further investigate and hopefully solve this.

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