Jaguar XJS



January, 5, 2006 AT 5:00 PM

2001 S type Jag, 66000 miles, I have been getting a smell thru the a/c vents when I stop behind another auto especially. Sometimes if I am just sitting in the open with my car in park, sporadic, but very often I pull to a stop sign, or waiting in line, and here comes the smell, smells like exhaust. The muffler shop said no leaks, I have no drips in the garage for an oil leak, engine checks out fine so I am told. Any suggestions?

yes it is when the fresh intake is on, but had never had this smell before a month ago. I will check that filter. It also happens when I am parked by myself and leave the car running


2 Answers



January, 5, 2006 AT 8:08 PM

Is your hvac in the fresh air mode or recycle mode. If its on fresh whats outside in your area is being sucked into your car. Your car has a cabin air filter and may need to be replaced. Good luck



October, 18, 2006 AT 12:29 AM

One thing you can do is go to a local autoparts store and ask for HVAC Deodorizer. Then spray this into your cabin airfilter area. That area tends to build up alot of mildew and other bad odoring pests.

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