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Anybody out there having a really bad smell in the car? A friend is also having a smell problem in his Taycan. He thinks it could be from the AC but I have tried eco mode, on, off and auto and still a bad smell.

 

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There is an open campaign to fix a mis-positioned AC condensate drain hose. If you have condensate that isn't draining out of the vehicle, you could have mold and/or mildew which would definitely be a noticeable smell, in any AC system mode (as long as there is airflow). Definitely take it to the dealer. My Taycan still smells new/clean after 8 months (I didn't have the drain problem) but we had the drain problem in my wife's Cayenne, and yeah, it leaves a smell. The dealer had to replace the carpet.
 

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Anybody out there having a really bad smell in the car? A friend is also having a smell problem in his Taycan. He thinks it could be from the AC but I have tried eco mode, on, off and auto and still a bad smell.
It was me. Sorry... Chilli for lunch...

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There is an open campaign to fix a mis-positioned AC condensate drain hose. If you have condensate that isn't draining out of the vehicle, you could have mold and/or mildew which would definitely be a noticeable smell, in any AC system mode (as long as there is airflow). Definitely take it to the dealer. My Taycan still smells new/clean after 8 months (I didn't have the drain problem) but we had the drain problem in my wife's Cayenne, and yeah, it leaves a smell. The dealer had to replace the carpet.
Thank you!
I did take my car to the dealer and I was informed that they know how to correct the problem since my car is not the first one to have this odd smell.
thanks again.
Roberto
 

 
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