Oswald Service is sensitive to the safety of our customers. Infection control is important to us and we continue to take proper precautions.

Rexburg and Idaho Falls Auto Repair

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Monthly Archives: May 2020

The Cause of a Mold or Mildew Smell When Car A/C is On

The Cause of a Mold or Mildew Smell When Car A/C is On

You get in your car after a long day in the summer sun and turn on your A/C - the air feels cool, but you immediately notice a moldy, mildew scent coming from the air vents. You begin to notice this every day you turn on your A/C moving forward, and wonder if there might be an issue with your vehicle's air conditioning system. Is something wrong, and what does it mean? One thing about the HVAC system is that it works with moisture and water, and it is in a dark confined place under your hood. This is definitely a condition in which certain bacteria and molds can grow and thrive, so a mold or mildew smell is definitely something to have checked out when you notice it. If you smell a mold or mildew scent when you turn on your vehicle's A/C, chances are you are smelling just that - mold or mildew. It is not uncommon for mold to grow in your vehicle's air vents. Unfortunately, this means you've been inhaling mold for a few days, but the quicker you get this taken care of ... read more

For Your Protection

For Your Protection

For Your Protection Our family here at Oswald Service is concerned about you and your family. To protect you, we have instituted the following precautions and we are asking for your assistance: Do not come in the office/lobby if you, or anyone in your household, is experiencing: Fever Shortness of breath Dry cough We have our key Drop Off Boxes available at both locations. Call our front desk to schedule drop off & pick-up, Rexburg - 208-356-7777 / Idaho Falls - 208-522-1566.  We are practicing social distancing and ask that you do as well. That means we won’t greet you with a handshake. We will always try to maintain at least 6 feet of distance between people, to the extent possible. Maximum of 3 customers allowed in the lobby at any given time. We encourage all of our employees and clients to practice good hand hygiene ... read more