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Old 09-03-2009, 05:07 PM
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Re: Smell from vents when AC is off.

There is a TSB for the funk but it only covers 05-07 .. maybe you can point it out to your dealer I've dealt with this smell before and it disappeared under warranty. I've had the filter since and no more stank.
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Old 09-03-2009, 05:33 PM
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Re: Smell from vents when AC is off.

Ill admit...I havent noticed any difference since I installed the cabin air filter!

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Re: Smell from vents when AC is off.

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To keep cabin air quality at its best, filters should be replaced generally once a year or every 15,000 miles. Filters can be changed at 2 years/24,000 miles if mostly used in a cleaner environment (less driving on dusty roads and trails for example). Regularly changing cabin air filters also can reduce build-up of debris and bacteria on the evaporator core of your carís air conditioning and ventilation system, maximizing the life of the system. Cabin air filters stop most airborne particles, and to some extent are capable of reducing mild odors.

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http://www.wkjeeps.com/wk_cabinair.htm

Maybe the later years they started to install them, but in my2005 it wasnt there from the factory..I installed mine
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Re: Smell from vents when AC is off.

I think it's normal when going from a/c to ambient air to have that smell. I've noticed on any vehicle i've owned. I think it's cause the dryer for the a/c has an odor neutralizer. So you go from air that is dry and completely odour free to ambient air which a little of both,so you notice it.
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Re: Smell from vents when AC is off.

Yeah 05wkguy, I was thinking something like that. I just don't like to run the AC if I don't have to. But this auto climate control turns on the AC when it's in auto. I'll try the cabin filter and sray...
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Re: Smell from vents when AC is off.

the cabin filter wont solve it......you will still get a little odor
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Re: Smell from vents when AC is off.

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i've never changed my cabin filter and my vents dont smell nate... ur doing some shady sh*t in your truck lololol
LOL, I was thinking the same thing -- what are you smoking/doing?!?!

Just kidding Nate.
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Re: Smell from vents when AC is off.

I don't smoke anything anymore. LOL That was my later teen early 20's days. Do you guys run the AC much? Mine was on all summer and now that it's cooler out I take it off auto and turn the AC off and I smell it. But I'm sensitive to oder like that. Maybe the evaporator in the AC isn't drying all the way or something. I'll remote start it with the head for 10 min and see if that helps.
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Re: Smell from vents when AC is off.

yeah dude i ran my ac all summer and had no smells
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Re: Smell from vents when AC is off.

Do you still run it everyday?
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Re: Smell from vents when AC is off.

yes sir
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Re: Smell from vents when AC is off.

Try turning the AC off and running the fan. Thats when it comes. When the AC is on I don't smell it.
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