Chevy Trax -BRAND NEW has a "dirty sock's" smell after running the AC


Asked by Jun 01, 2015 at 08:42 AM about the 2015 Chevrolet Trax LT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Ok, I have been researching this for a week now. I have a brand new Chevy Trax. From
the beginning, every time I turn the fan on AFTER I run the air conditioner, there is a "dirty
sock's" smell. I took it in to Chevy dealer and they said they could not replicate it. But, they
sprayed disinfectant in the vent. And, said they tightened everything. It STILL smells!
Please, help!

2 Answers

Tom Demyan

Usually mold or mildew can grow on your AC condenser causing the sock smell. Surprised you have it on a new car already. Dealer did what I would have done. Have then spray the cleaner foam directly on the condensor next time. Maybe try another Chevy dealer in your area?

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Yeah, they did say that they checked for mold or bio causes too. That was all clear. I tell you, it is a weird, frustrating situation. It suck's to have your brand new car smell bad!

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