Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat If you've got a problem you just can't figure out, a noise you can't diagnose, or a check engine light that won't go away, ask about it here!

rotten interia smell

  #1  
Old 11-02-2009, 08:13 AM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: leicestershire
Posts: 8
Angry rotten interia smell

hi folks ive got a major problem wen i first start my 94 eg3 in the morning.
it smells like some thing is rotten in my heaters any one had the same problem please help me as it is getting that bad its making me gag lol.
ive bin told it could b the polen filter?
 
  #2  
Old 11-02-2009, 09:16 AM
supersize's Avatar
Sir Banned-a-lot
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 2,602
Default

sounds like someone was pissed and dropped some eggs in your vents by the windshield on the outside.. you cant rly get that smell out if thats the case
 
  #3  
Old 11-02-2009, 09:20 AM
Recognized HCF Member
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 10,023
Default

The '94 does not have a pollen filter.

You could pull the blower motor and check in there for mice, eggs, other dead stuff. Unplug the plug, remove 3 screws and it should come right out the bottom without taking anything else apart.
 
  #4  
Old 11-02-2009, 09:30 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 3
Default

If all else fails they sell a VentFresh product at the autoparts store. Its sprayed in to your vents its supposed to foam and then evaporate leaving a clean fresh smell.
 
  #5  
Old 11-08-2009, 02:37 AM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: leicestershire
Posts: 8
Default

nice 1 guys im guna try taking the blower motor out wen ive got time
 
  #6  
Old 11-08-2009, 05:18 AM
WellFedHobo's Avatar
Moderator
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Arkansucks
Posts: 4,939
Default

Is it a rotten egg smell?

If so, check your battery and alternator. A bad alternator overcharging your battery makes the battery smell like rotten eggs.
 
  #7  
Old 11-08-2009, 02:34 PM
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 2
Default

I agree with RicoP that product is amazing, works pretty good too, even on some of the other tougher odors. good luck
 
  #8  
Old 11-09-2009, 05:40 AM
xero_xero's Avatar
HCF Member
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Fayetteville Ga
Posts: 53
Default

I Agree, sulfu DIOXIDE is released when a battery greatly malfunctions, smells like rotten eggs, also check your heater core, it may be burning coolant or leaking it into your vehichle.
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
galekenukis
Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
10
03-01-2014 11:44 PM
deyjason
Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
11
10-26-2008 05:57 AM
russhelp
Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
9
06-29-2007 12:07 PM
spevie
Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
4
04-04-2005 04:59 AM
WrongfulWright
Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
4
03-09-2005 08:36 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: rotten interia smell


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.