[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
2016 Honda Pilot starts at $29,995
More.......................
Takata Recall Expanded to nearly 34 Million Vehicles
More.......................
American Honda Reports April 2015 Sales
More.......................
Spied! We're not quite sure what this is
More.......................
The Uniquely Personal and Functional 2016 Honda HR-V Goes On Sale May 15
More.......................
Spied: 2016 Accord Coupe MMC
More.......................
Seen on the street: 2016 Honda Pilot
More.......................
New Technical Details of the Next Generation Acura NSX Revealed at SAE 2015 World Congress
More.......................
HR-V/Vezel --> Re: Drove an EX-L today. Buying one.
Join Discussion......
TOV Asia --> Re: JDM Honda new/FMC models for 2015
Join Discussion......
ILX --> Re: 2016 ILX A-Spec 0-60 and 1/4 mile numbers
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Toyota Sports Cars(Suburu,Mazda,BMW)... WOW...who would think that?
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: Time or Honda to re-think Indycar program
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Trip Planning/Rental Car Advice?
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Civic Type-R shows up at Castle Combe today
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 2017 Ridgeline
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 2016 Acura MDX 9AT AWD Tested by C/D
Join Discussion......
Strictly Technical --> Re: Honda VTEC Turbo -> No Direct Injection (at least in Japan)
Join Discussion......
HR-V/Vezel --> Re: Can't get Red with a 6MT?
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: Indy 500 Preview: All or nothing for HPD?
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 - 2015 Monaco Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: Honda Formula Lites
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Honda power generators
Join Discussion......
TOV Video: 2016 Honda Pilot walkaround with Marc Ernst
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2016 Honda Pilot First Drive
Read Article....................
2016 Honda Pilot PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2016 Honda HR-V PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: 2015 New York Auto Show
Read Article....................
Honda S660 PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
TOV Forums > 3rd Generation TL (2004-2008 models) - Maint. & Repair > > 2005 TL has musky smell thru vents

Go to:

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

Thread Page - [1]
Author
  Post New Thread
mikeg04
Profile for mikeg04
2005 TL has musky smell thru vents    (Score: 1, Normal) 12-11-2009 22:51
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Love the car.Mechanically reliable/got it with 6 sp.Usually kept in garage ,I left it out in the rain for a few days in Sept.Within days it developed a strong musky smell coming from the vents inside with heat or aircon.Cleaned leaves from outside vent,changed the interior airfilter behind the glove box,and sprayed the intake multiple times with a variety of disinfectants made for cars.The smell always comes back.I was thinking a dead mouse but it wouldn.t last for months.Are there any other things to address? Is there a drain tube in the aircon system that may be clogged leaving stagnant water? Are there other filters inside? The dealer told me spraying the intake with cleaner usually works.
 
Thread Page - [1]
Go to:
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2014 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
mobile: 0