Hello,just got my cmax yesterday.ghia 1.8 reg 05.
love the look and feel of the car & my kids love the space but took it for a spin tonight and when i put the heater on there was a horrible smell coming out of the vents, can anyone help? please.
I had just started thinking along the same possibly expensive lines after reading that it appeared to rule out changes to any other part of the system especially after having re-read your initial post that it smelt like anti -freeze
This is most likely to be a leaking heater matrix. It only needs a pin hole of a leak to soak into any sponge or packing witin the matrix shroud, when heated it stinks. Very unpleasant.
Good luck in getting this sorted. \winter coming
Hello again got car back from garage,they say they have checked everything and could find no problems.Tonight took it for a run after 20mins the smell was back, my little doesnt feel to good could this be from the fumes still smells like antifreeze
car went back today,the manager wasnt to pleased when i gave him a letter saying that if the car is not sorted it 7days i will refuse the car and get a full refund.lets see what happens ill keep you informed.