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Stinky AC is usually caused by mold buildup on the evaporator coil. Smells like sweaty gym socks. Some people say to spray Lysol into the HVAC system. That won't last. You really have to treat the source of the problem. Purchase a can of KOOL-IT and follow the directions. It injects through the AC drain tube and foams up the entire evaporator coil, killing ...


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If you have temperature in your cooler then it's most likely the heater mixer flaps (either servo motors that steer the flaps, or the controller). On many cars you are able to see if the servo motors work, however you will probably have to remove some trim to see it. Just google vauxhall insignia [year] heater problem, and you'd probably find some youtube ...


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As jwh20 stated in comments, the ambient air temp sensor is for the outside and has absolutely nothing to do with the engine coolant. From your description, you've not indicated anything which shows the vehicle is overheating. Your description leads me to believe you are worrying about something which doesn't exist. The vehicle is most likely running as ...


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Spraying an antibacterial into the system will help a bit, but it's not the best way to correct the problem. But to answer your question, yes, remove the pollen filter first.


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Two things come to mind: The cabin air filter is faulty and causing the noise. Something has fallen into the defroster vents and is now causing an issue. You can probably pull the fan out and take a look, but it will take a little digging to get to it. Something is interfering with it, that's for sure. The bottom of the blower motor looks something like ...


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HandyHowie is correct, kinda sorta. When you want to understand, really understand automotive mechanics you gotta start with a close look in your wallet. The #1 reason for the Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor to condenser hose discharge port is to save the automotive company money. Look at that port carefully. Notice it's a whole lot larger in internal ...


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