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If you notice an odd musty smell in your car it is more than likely that the aircon system needs a proper clean. The cost of cleaning the system is additional to the service and entails cleaning the entire system with a de-fungicide.
Mouldy odours are often the first sign of your cars aircon is in need of deodorising. You can grow accustomed to the very gradual onset of the smell and not realise the vehicle is contaminated. on the other hand, you could experience hay fever type symptoms, eye irritation and bronchial infections.
Mould and bacteria growth in the vehicles air conditioning system causes:
Interstingly, the medical profession refers to this as 'Sick Car Syndrome'. Sick Car Syndrome (SCS) is the name given to the increasing problem of mould and bacteria growth in vehicle air conditioning systems. Studies show that the dark, moist environment around the evaporator creates an ideal breeding ground for bacteria and fungal spores. As air passes over the evaporator these microbes become airborne and enter the passenger compartment through the dash vents.
It is very important to maintain your air conditioning system for these important reasons:
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