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Does Your Air Conditioning Have a Scent? Here's What It Means

Does Your Air Conditioning Have a Scent? Here's What It Means

  Summer is in full swing — and so is the use of your car’s air conditioning. However, when you go to blast the A/C, you might smell something strange. What does that mean?    A smell coming from your air conditioning can mean a number of things. It can simply mean something needs to be cleaned or replaced — but it also might indicate that a more serious and toxic malfunction is occurring. The first way to determine what is wrong with your air conditioning is to determine what kind of scent it has: whether non-specific (like mold) or specific (like gas).  Musty or Non-specific Scent If you can’t identify the scent of your air conditioning, or it’s just a musty smell, the scent might be bacteria, mold and/or a dirty filter.    Bacteria/mold. Air conditioning can create condensation in which bacteria and mold can thrive. Further, the older your car is, the longer mold/bacteria has a chance to build up and create an o ... read more

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What To Do If Your Air Conditioning Is Less Cold Than Normal

What To Do If Your Air Conditioning Is Less Cold Than Normal

It is finally summer. Time for road trips and getting out of the house. However, you might notice that your vehicle’s air conditioning is not as cold as it used to be — or it is no longer cold at all.    Aside from feeling luxurious, air conditioning can actually work to keep you safe in your car. To learn more about what to do if your air conditioning is not working properly, and the role it can play in your safety while you drive, read on.  Air Conditioning And Vehicular Safety Air conditioning is generally considered to be a comfort-based aspect of your car. However, how can working air conditioning actually play an important role in keeping you safe on the road?   The reason air conditioning can keep you safe during summer heat is that due to the greenhouse effect, the temperature inside of a car can spike. As a result, the car’s internal temperature can be a danger for you and your passengers.    With summers getting hotter a ... read more

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