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HVAC Vent blowing foam out

Discussion in 'Model S' started by ticopowell, Jun 30, 2020 at 9:04 PM.

  1. ticopowell

    ticopowell Member

    Jul 31, 2016
    Has anyone had this before and should I be worried?
    I got in my 2012 MS P85 vin P03XXX after work today and before I drove off I noticed the far left vent blew something on me, and had a piece stuck in it, they were about 1/2" long, 1/4" wide, and 1/16" thick. Then another piece an inch long flew out on the drive home. It looked like the foam that goes on the moving baffles inside the HVAC, they were really gross, a little sticky somehow, and basically disintegrated when I touched them.
    Any thoughts? Are they going to get clogged somewhere and break something? I doubt it but it can't hurt to ask.
    Thanks in advance.
  2. SoCal Buzz

    SoCal Buzz Supporting Member

    Oct 9, 2018
    Orange County, CA, USA
    That happened on my 2013. If you shine light in vent you can see where it’s coming from around edges. I just pulled the loose stuff out with tweezers and pushed some edges back in tightly. Didn’t seem like anything to worry about.
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