Although air conditioning in a car is one of the most popular features during the summer, it can also bring some inconveniences. In reality, the air conditioning in a Peugeot 4007 can have a bad smell, and today we’re going to try to enable you identify why. To get this done, first we will look at the reason of this bad smell of air conditioning, then, in a second time, we will try to give you possibilities to make them go away.


Why does the air conditioning of my Peugeot 4007 have a smell of humidity?

So we start our article with the origins of the bad smells originating from the air conditioning of your Peugeot 4007. Whether you have the impression that it is a musty smell, humidity, or other, the source of these smells is often times similar. In reality, air conditioning makes a lot of humidity, which will usually tend to gather in the ventilation system of your Peugeot 4007. This humidity is the ideal origin of the proliferation of bacteria and fungi of all forms in the air conditioning of your Peugeot 4007. Also, it is possible that smoking in your car, or not cleaning it frequently (food debris for example) will develop amplify the odors. Finally, the last common motive for a bad air conditioning smell in your Peugeot 4007 is that you have a refrigerant gas leak, called FREON gas, which is toxic and releases a bad smell that will disperse in the passenger compartment of your car.

What can I do to get the bad smell out of my Peugeot 4007?

Now that you know where to look to locate the trigger of this smell, we will try to help you to get rid of bad air conditioning odors on your Peugeot 4007, because moreover to being problematic these odors can be harmful to your airways, it is therefore fundamental to get rid of them quickly.

Getting rid of an unpleasant air-conditioning odor

We will now do a list of actions you can take to get rid of these air-conditioning odours on your Peugeot 4007:

  • Even though it may appear to be evident, the dirt that amasses in your car will promote the development of germs and therefore bad odors, cleaning your Peugeot 4007 regularly will allow you to eradicate many of the sources of these.
  • The best method is to clean the whole air conditioning system of your Peugeot 4007 with antibacterial and anti-fungicidal products. To get this done, please read our article which explains in detail the process to follow.
  • Change the cabin or pollen filter of your Peugeot 4007: This filter which is designed to stop impurities from getting into the cabin of your car must be changed every year and can store bad smells, make sure you check its condition.

Avoid musty air-conditioning odors on Peugeot 4007

To conclude, last part of our article on air conditioning smells on Peugeot 4007, we are now going to give you some suggestions to preserve your air conditioning system and avoid bad smells in your Peugeot 4007:

  • Turn off the air conditioning 5/10 minutes before turning off the engine: In reality, always do this step will allow you to dry a maximum of humidity in your ventilation circuit and thus limit the humidity.
  • Although it sounds basic, you don’t always have time to take care of your car, but garbage is the first thing that motives bad odors, so remember to keep your car healthy.
  • To make certain that the air conditioning of your Peugeot 4007 is always in good functioning order (air conditioning compressor in particular), it should be run for 10 minutes every month.
  • Make sure that there is no leak on your air conditioning is important, indeed, the liquid is toxic and furthermore the operation of your air conditioning would be downgraded in the case of a leak.

Whenever you have any further questions about the Peugeot 4007, do not hesitate to consult our Peugeot 4007 category.