Why Does the Air Conditioner Smell Bad When I Turn It on?

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You air conditioner may smell bad when you turn it on due to mildew. To treat this, thoroughly clean the air conditioner filter with water and mild detergent.
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1. Identify the smell. For example, if your air conditioner smells like smelly socks when it's turned on, you probably have mold or mildew growing. 2. Replace the air conditioner's
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