307 evaporator cleaning

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307 evaporator cleaning

Post by jsp » 10 Jan 2015, 05:40

Hi,

I need to this as one of my relatives 307 sw 2008 stinks horribly. I tried to change the pollen filter no help at all.

Does anyone know a way of cleaning this without the whole dash out?
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Re: 307 evaporator cleaning

Post by jsp » 10 Jan 2015, 23:30

Anyone?
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Re: 307 evaporator cleaning

Post by Xaccers » 11 Jan 2015, 00:43

Wondering if one of those a/c cleaning aerosols would do the trick? They're supposed to get rid of bacteria and longs.
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Re: 307 evaporator cleaning

Post by jsp » 11 Jan 2015, 20:08

will that really help it's really worse the odour........
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Re: 307 evaporator cleaning

Post by myglaren » 11 Jan 2015, 21:05

I've head that a Dettol spray does the trick - not standard Dettol but the clear kitchen cleaner stuff.
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Re: 307 evaporator cleaning

Post by jsp » 11 Jan 2015, 23:19

myglaren wrote:I've head that a Dettol spray does the trick - not standard Dettol but the clear kitchen cleaner stuff.


Oh really through the tube under the car?
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Re: 307 evaporator cleaning

Post by Zelandeth » 11 Jan 2015, 23:41

It's worth trying the aerosols, I've found them to help in the past. The 107 seems to get smelling quite "musty" about once ever six months, and that always seems to sort the problem.

...Worth checking it's not something silly in the car though. I had issues with a horrible mouldy, musty smell in the car once - it turned out to be a pack of veg which had slipped out of a shopping bag and down the back of the boot out of sight! ...Only took me three months to find!
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Re: 307 evaporator cleaning

Post by myglaren » 12 Jan 2015, 07:36

jsp wrote:
myglaren wrote:I've head that a Dettol spray does the trick - not standard Dettol but the clear kitchen cleaner stuff.


Oh really through the tube under the car?

No, remove the pollen filter and spray it in.
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Re: 307 evaporator cleaning

Post by jsp » 15 Jan 2015, 01:09

myglaren wrote:
jsp wrote:
myglaren wrote:I've head that a Dettol spray does the trick - not standard Dettol but the clear kitchen cleaner stuff.


Oh really through the tube under the car?

No, remove the pollen filter and spray it in.


ok thanks will try asap.
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My Citroens update:
http://www.frenchcarforum.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=50070

Now:

1960 ID 19
1984 CX GTI Turbo 1
1987 CX GTI Turbo 2
1987 AX 10E Pino
1994 AX 1.4 5dr TGS GTI
1994 AX 1.0 3dr Escapade
1996 AX 1.1 3dr spot Burgundy
1996 AX 1.1 5dr Verte