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Re: ventilation problems with 90Q 20V

I am having the same symtoms as well.  The smell is not as strong, or in your 
case, non-existant.  For my car, you can actually still smell it faintly, but 
not as strong as if you put it on Econ.

Jason C
89 200t10v
Redmond WA

In a message dated 4/26/99 2:05:29 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
brian@owlscreech.com writes:

<< Dan, thanks for the suggestion.  I realized after I had sent it that I
 wasn't explicit enough.  The smell only occurs if the automatic climate
 control is heating (and it does not occur all of the time, typically if the
 engine is hot--having been run hard or for awhile).  If it is using A/C, it
 doesn't occur... Maybe it is just because the sensation of freon nullifies
 the smell.  Additionally, I don't notice it when the climate system is
 off. It is almost a smell of burning oil, hydrolic fluid, or antifreeze.
 I'm not good at determining the smell.
 One person suggested checking the Valve Cover seal to see if it begins to
 leak oil.  I recently had the seals replaced (hoping that the side benefit
 would be fixing the smell), but, I can check that as well...
 --Brian >>