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#1 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 01 March 2018 - 05:49 PM

I sniffed all over inside of MADMAX and changed cabin filter, narrowed the smell to HVB cooling tubing/fan. I have to tare more stuff apart to get inside for a look to see what is going on. :headscratch:  Has anyone else noticed this problem?

 

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#2 OFFLINE   SnowStorm

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Posted 01 March 2018 - 08:01 PM

Does it small like a rodent or what?  We haul so many weird things I'm not sure I would notice a strange smell!  Hope you find the cause.



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Posted 01 March 2018 - 08:51 PM

That is what I was thinking too, small rodent crawled in and died.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 02:32 PM

Appears to be coming from HVB Fan Ducting and shows up after the HVB warms up some. Maybe this weekend I can tear it apart. :sad:

 

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Posted 03 March 2018 - 08:15 PM

Appears to be coming from HVB Fan Ducting and shows up after the HVB warms up some. Maybe this weekend I can tear it apart. :sad:

 

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Well it isn't coming from HVB Fan so next the front vents and tubing. :sad:

 

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 04:39 PM

I think I figured it out, had some milk bottle leak in the back and went down the back covers to metal floor at which point it went from side to side and dried up.  When it warms up back their the HVB fan blows the odor all around.  :sad:  I will see if cleaning it up fixes the problem. I did get to the point where I could have removed the HVB after 4 hrs of tearing the back apart, what a big job. :drop:

 

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#7 OFFLINE   jestevens

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:20 AM

Sorry Paul, I hope you were able to get all of it.  I've often thought about putting some sort of foam filter on those air intake vents but then I think well, it's not really designed for it and I'd hate for it to get not enough air.



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Posted 12 March 2018 - 10:29 AM

Sorry Paul, I hope you were able to get all of it.  I've often thought about putting some sort of foam filter on those air intake vents but then I think well, it's not really designed for it and I'd hate for it to get not enough air.

There really wasn't that much stuff down there and I wouldn't want to restrict any air flow, it does get pretty hot for  the HVB which isn't good for it. :sad: 

 

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 10:58 PM

Screens, not filters perhaps?



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Posted 24 March 2018 - 05:09 PM

It has large openings screens now, no filters.

 

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