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Old 04-24-2014, 09:24 AM   #1
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Vents blowing foam pieces

Just wondered if others have had the same happen. I have little pieces of foam (insulation) blowing out of the dash vents. It's meduim dark gray in color and I assume its just the foam used to insulate the vents. Every once in awhile a few will blow out. I'm not concerned since I assume some deterioration is to be expected with a car that is 16 yrs old (98' standard Boxster w/ 72,000 miles)...i assume just normal due to age.
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Old 04-24-2014, 09:29 AM   #2
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Nevermind.....I should have done a thread search first. Seems its a common problem with aging cars....for now I'll ignore it since the system seems to be working fine. Best to leave it well enogh alone.
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Old 04-24-2014, 08:09 PM   #3
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Cheap seal of air mixing door, no problem.
Just keep your mouth shut while driving
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Old 04-25-2014, 06:24 AM   #4
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Just keep your mouth shut while driving
Learned that lesson back in my motorcycle days!
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Old 04-25-2014, 09:07 AM   #5
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Welcome to the old car club! Foam deteriorating and blowing out the vents is pretty common in cars from warm climates. My F150 started doing that after 7 years.
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Old 04-25-2014, 09:32 AM   #6
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My '04 is doing this as well. Still gets chilly inside so I'm not worried.
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Old 04-25-2014, 12:18 PM   #7
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part of having a car haha... mine does it.. just glad it isnt a 2 year old car my sister got a civic as her first car and it was blowing foam by 2010 with the car being a 2008
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Old 04-25-2014, 06:21 PM   #8
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Just in case you are very bored and have nothing to do over he weekend.

A/C evaporator replacement-A/C foam flakes
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