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Originally Posted by vass20
That sounds like a very good idea but the function of air conditioning is to deliver dry cold air by passing it first through the refrigerated matrix thus causing condensation to take place.
I'm not going to get into a techie debate about this, as I'm the least qualified of all to do so however surely moisture will gather on the condensor? If left damp, bacteria will then have chance to collect on it, creating the nasty smells.

By turning the A/C off but with the fan still going, you're blowing away this moisture. Certainly from experience, whenever I do this I find that the air from the vents gets very humid all of a sudden, followed by returning to 'normal' humidity shortly after as things dry out.
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