Even if air conditioning in a car is one of the most desirable product features when hot, it can also bring some inconveniences. Indeed, the air conditioning in a Peugeot Traveller can have a bad smell, and today we’re going to try to help you identify why. To do this, first we will check out the explanation of this bad smell of air conditioning, then, in a second time, we will try to give you solutions to make them go away.


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

So we commence our article with the beginning of the bad smells originating from the air conditioning of your Peugeot Traveller. Whether you have the impression that it is a musty smell, humidity, or other, the origin of these smells is more often than not similar. Indeed, air conditioning produces a lot of humidity, which will usually tend to accumulate in the ventilation system of your Peugeot Traveller. This humidity is the perfect base of the proliferation of bacteria and fungi of all kinds in the air conditioning of your Peugeot Traveller. Also, it is possible that smoking in your automobile, or not cleaning it on a regular basis (food remains for example) will lead to amplify the odors. At last, the last classic cause for a bad air conditioning smell in your Peugeot Traveller is that you have a refrigerant gas leak, called FREON gas, which is toxic and emits a bad smell that will spread in the passenger compartment of your car.

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

Now that you know where to look to find the motive of this smell, we will try to help you to eradicate bad air conditioning odors on your Peugeot Traveller, because in addition to being annoying these odors can be harmful to your airways, it is therefore important to get rid of them quickly.

Getting rid of an unpleasant air-conditioning odor

We will now compose a list of actions you can take to eradicate these air-conditioning odours on your Peugeot Traveller:

  • Even though it may appear to be obvious, the dirt that amasses in your car will encourage the development of germs and therefore bad odors, cleaning your Peugeot Traveller commonly will allow you to take out many of the origins of these.
  • The best method is to clean the whole air conditioning system of your Peugeot Traveller with antibacterial and anti-fungicidal products. To do this, please browse our article which explains in detail the technique to follow.
  • Change the cabin or pollen filter of your Peugeot Traveller: This filter which intends to protect against impurities from getting into the cabin of your car must be changed every year and can store bad smells, make sure to verify its condition.

Avoid musty air-conditioning odors on Peugeot Traveller

To finish , last part of our article on air conditioning smells on Peugeot Traveller, we are now going to give you some recommendations to maintain your air conditioning system and avoid bad smells in your Peugeot Traveller:

  • Turn off the air conditioning 5/10 minutes before turning off the engine: Indeed, always perform 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 rubbish is the first thing that causes bad odors, so remember to keep your car healthy.
  • To ensure that the air conditioning of your Peugeot Traveller is always in good working order (air conditioning compressor particularly), it should be run for 10 minutes every month.
  • Ensure that that there is no leak on your air conditioning is important, in truth, the liquid is toxic and additionally the operation of your air conditioning would be downgraded in the case of a leak.

If perhaps you have any additional questions about the Peugeot Traveller, do not hesitate to consult our Peugeot Traveller category.