Originally Posted by ColoradoJeep
Hey, the interior of my 2012 GC LTD must Be REAL leather. After 2-3 weeks of snowy weather (no sense going for the full service car wash, right) in Colorado, then a few warm days, the inside smells like a cow barn! Not sure wether to love it or hate it. Anyone else have this smell? Comments?
Mine smelled gross also, but mine was more of a wet dog smell. Everyone I asked, except my son, said it smelled like leather. Without me saying anything my son asked if I had a wet dog in the car? I found that if it got hot and humid in the vehicle that it would smell like that, especially if I had the cover on the sunroof closed.
I took it to the dealer to make sure there wasn't water anywhere in the car, as others on this site suggested might have happened, but they checked 3 places and there wasn't anything.
Now that it's been over a year the smell isn't as bad, thank goodness, but it still comes up periodically. We'll see what it's like in the summer though. So, you're not alone.
I found an old thread about the same problem: