I have a 92 190E 2.3 and in summer (I'm in Alberta, Canada...yes its only a
short portion of the year that the problem exists..) there is a foul smell
present when the car is first started. It is especially bad if the air
conditioning is NOT on. What also happens is that when I wash it, the smell
of the soap or wax used is present for a few days and then the foul smell
comes back .
Anyone have any ideas about how to track this problem down. It seems like
there is a filter somewhere that is holding the water and as it goes stale,
gives off the smell.
Turn on the heat or the air and spray some lysol into the heater intake (at
the bottom of the windshield,outside), some times you can get some mold
growing in the heating/ac system, the lysol will kill it, no more stink. ;)
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