Smelly aircon

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Jenny1960
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Smelly aircon

Postby Jenny1960 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:36 pm

Can anyone explain why my aircon sends out a smell of drains throughout my villa? Its only about 4 years old so still relatively new. I’ve had it on 24/7 for 3-4 days thinking it may clear out the system but to no avail. Any help appreciated please. TIA

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Re: Smelly aircon

Postby Enrique » Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:23 am

Good morning jenny1960,

Plenty of info on the web..............

https://bouldenbrothers.com/why-does-my-ac-smell-bad/

If there is no smell (blocked drains )outside the villa then an engineer needs to sort out the possible gas leak.........ASAP
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Re: Smelly aircon

Postby Jenny1960 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:56 am

Oh dear, thanks Enrique,
I’ll call an engineer out today!

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Re: Smelly aircon

Postby costakid » Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:50 am

Have you cleaned the filters out. That is one of the 1st jobs the engineer will do. That may clear it for you with out calling anyone out.

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Re: Smelly aircon

Postby Jenny1960 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:18 am

No I haven’t Costakid,
That will go in my husbands to do list for today thanks

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Re: Smelly aircon

Postby 1bassleft » Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:47 pm

As Costakid says. Moisture builds up, so do the bacteria and the whiff will be blasted out at you; 24/7. It's a common "to do" with aircon, including cars. I had it with my wheely-mobile AC. Removed the gauzes etc and gave them a good clean, not with bleach-based but EDTA-containing anti-bacterial cleaning fluid. Problem sorted, without expense.


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