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Old 11-30-2009, 08:29 AM
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I have been getting white flakes coming out of my dash air ducts when using the Defrost.

I've thought it could be due to the previous owner being a smoker (not sure if they were just guessing). But also thought maybe the filter for that was breaking down.

Has anyone else experienced this before???

If so where is there a filter to change for the Defrost or A/C in the vehicle

There isn't much but just wondering what it could be???
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??????????????? never heard of that before. How big are the flakes. Had something like that from my hot water tank(house) break down deposits in plastic tubing.Never had this happen to me in a viehicle. Best of luck. Hopefully someone has here on the site.
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very very small, thats why i thouhgt they were ash from cigarettes.

its like a fine white powder
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Previous owner an avid coke user?? Not really sure on this one, never had that issue.
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Could it be snowflakes because our A/C works so good...
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hahaha not sure smelt like smoke but dealer smoked so idk.

really confused on this one

Ill go with what Dan said though haha
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i know my 08 tacoma had a filter for the a/c/heater behind the glove box not sure if the rams do though also the van has one in the same place and its a chevy.
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it could have a cabon filter do you knotice any type of smell
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Every time I turned on the defrosters in my '77 LeBaron , I got rice out of the vents . I know how that got there . Car was used for my honeymoon (first marriage) .
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Every time I turned on the defrosters in my '77 LeBaron , I got rice out of the vents . I know how that got there . Car was used for my honeymoon (first marriage) .
hahahah idk what it is not a big deal i don't think but just thought i would ask
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