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2007 Lexus RX 350 Base FWD 4dr

2007 Lexus RX 350
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Front Wheel Drive, 4-Door SUV, Mid-Size Station Wgn
20 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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September 12, 2011, 11:40 am

Ricki M
 

Question: will smell from bad a/c evaporator unit go away

They had to replace a/c evaporator unit because
white particles were coming into the car. When
replaced 2 weeks ago now I have water and wet
rugs on the whole bottom of vehicle. Front and back floors. Will it go away and will any residue
mildew or other bad stuff still remain. Should I
have them replace all carpeting.

I really need your help
Thanks Ricki Mervis


September 16, 2011, 6:33 pm

Elizabeth K
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The water won't go away by itself, vacuum out the water (with a wet/dry vac). If there isn't mildew there now, there is no problem. If there is, they can be cleaned. If it's under warranty, have the dealership send it out to get detailed.

Here's a link on how to clean the carpets:
http://www.howtocleanstuff.net/how-to-remove-mold-from-car-carpeting/


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