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"Do not turn on CAR AC immediately"

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By kamranhassan

"Do not turn on CAR AC immediately"

This article is based on true facts!

Please do not turn on AC immediately as soon as you enter the car. Open the windows after you enter your car and turn ON the air-conditioning after a couple of minutes.

According to a research done, the car dashboard, sofa, air freshener emits Benzene, a Cancer causing toxin (carcinogen -

take note of the heated plastic Smell in your car). In addition to causing cancer, it poisons your bones, causes anemia,

and reduces white blood cells. Prolonged exposure will cause Leukemia, increasing the risk of cancer. May also cause miscarriage.

Acceptable Benzene level indoors is 50 mg per sq. ft... A car parked indoors with the windows closed will contain 400-800 mg of Benzene.

If parked outdoors under the sun at a temperature above 60 degrees F, the Benzene level goes up to 2000-4000 mg, 40 times the acceptable level & the people inside the car will inevitably inhale an excess amount of the toxins.

It is recommended that you open the windows and door to

Benzene is a toxin that affects your kidney and liver, and is very difficult for your body to expel this toxic stuff.

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By Happy Happy• 10 years 1 day ago.
Happy Happy

Oh thanks for your reply, right, I only press the indoor air circulation mode when the AC is on, and switch it off with the air con when not in use. I've never done otherwise with any previous car. I'll see if your tip works, thanks again.

Your "less probable" is right, my car is not old (deeh 3aroosa).............fiat 128 last year’s model فابريقة

lol

Salam

By shazbat• 10 years 2 days ago.
shazbat

I hope not, as the Carbon Monoxide detector was on the passenger seat next to me. I assumed it was the build up of all the car polution, while you wait in all the traffic jams in Doha :)

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By shazbat• 10 years 2 days ago.
shazbat

Hi the _prince, like I said in my post "while transporting the Carbon Monoxide detector between home and work", i.e. while driving.

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"Every adult of sound mind, should be able to choose to do whatever they want, as long as they cause no harm to others".

By shazbat• 10 years 2 days ago.
shazbat

On a related note, I bought a digital Carbon Monoxide detector while in the UK, and brought it back with me to Qatar.

Out of curiosity, I wanted to test the Carbon Monoxide levels at home and work, but found that the display level stayed on Zero both at home and work.

The interesting thing though, is that while transporting the Carbon Monoxide detector between home and work, it registered 30 (high Carbon Monoxide levels) while in the car for just 20 minutes!

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"Every adult of sound mind, should be able to choose to do whatever they want, as long as they cause no harm to others".

By bleu• 10 years 3 days ago.
bleu

flanostu,

can't you understand???? This time it's with diagrams....

I'd say it's just as dangerous as dihydrogen monoxide... So we all need to be careful.

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for the stupid: dihydrogen monoxide is ........ H2O

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Water.

I bet you Like all the emails with

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lots of fillers!

By flanostu• 10 years 3 days ago.
flanostu

i can't believe this idiot is still posting dribble.

By snowyowl• 10 years 3 days ago.
snowyowl

I still think reading gives me cancer......

smile lots laugh more

By newkidontheblock• 10 years 3 days ago.
newkidontheblock

anyway, what i always do is when i start the car, i open the AC and windows at the same time and VROOOOOM very fast to get rid of the heat in the car.

By Oryx• 10 years 3 days ago.
Oryx

i think the word is gullible....

By tallg• 10 years 3 days ago.
tallg

That'll be the CO2 emissions from your car's exhaust then, no?

By bleu• 10 years 3 days ago.
bleu

lol, this thread is getting funny.

By anonymous• 10 years 3 days ago.
anonymous

how many fans working in your car engine...?

anyone to answer....

By anonymous• 10 years 3 days ago.
Rating: 4/5
anonymous

you required to pour coolant...(green liquid) into your car... in hot... to maintain the temperature...

Prestone Engine Coolant is the valuable brand...worth QR35... price not huge than your car care...

By tallg• 10 years 3 days ago.
tallg

"warming up the car is necessary when you switch on the engine... at lease from 15 to 20 minutes...."

lmao!

By anonymous• 10 years 3 days ago.
anonymous

to hold the heat...

By anonymous• 10 years 3 days ago.
anonymous

water is one of the most effective fluid to hold the head... in hot... check it regulary every day... while in cold... no need to chek... engine fan is enough to hold the temperature... try it...

By owen• 10 years 3 days ago.
owen

argh!...everything cancerous... :/ what else is not cancerous?

[img_assist|nid=12867|link=none|align=left|width=|height=0]Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.

By anonymous• 10 years 3 days ago.
anonymous

wake up half an hour early buddy... for the care of your car...

By Rizks• 10 years 3 days ago.
Rizks

15-20 mins....:(

Damn !! i will be late for the office then...

By anonymous• 10 years 3 days ago.
anonymous

warming up the car is necessary when you switch on the engine... at lease from 15 to 20 minutes....

By anonymous• 10 years 3 days ago.
anonymous

Japanese brands... i think are the heat proof's.... their dashboard is of standard qaulity as compare to korean or americal brand... I KNOW MY FEILD VERY WELL>>>>

By tallg• 10 years 3 days ago.
tallg

ffs! Hot interiors of cars don't cause cancer! Regardless of what you received in an email!

By Victory_278692• 10 years 3 days ago.
Victory_278692

in the afternoon, when I enter the car, and wait for couple of minutes.....will be sweating adn perspiring like just came out from the bathroom after shower!

By the_prince• 10 years 3 days ago.
the_prince

"while in the car for 20 minutes"

Do you mean you left it for 20 minutes, or drove for 20 minutes?

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"The larger grows the island of my knowledge, the

longer stretch the shores of my ignorance."

By SAMHANSHI• 10 years 3 days ago.
SAMHANSHI

it is proved by saudi qovernment

By anonymous• 10 years 3 days ago.
Rating: 5/5
anonymous

This is what I received in an email

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Do not turn on A/C immediately as soon as you enter the car!

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Please open the windows after you enter your car and do not turn ON the air-conditioning immediately. According to a research done, the car dashboard, seats, air freshener emits Benzene, a Cancer causing toxin (carcinogen- take note of the heated plastic smell in your car). In addition to causing cancer, it poisons

your bones, causes anemia, and reduces white blood cells. Prolonged exposure will cause Leukemia, increasing the risk of cancer may also cause miscarriage.

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Acceptable Benzene level indoors is 50 mg per sq. ft. A car parked indoors with the windows closed will contain 400-800 mg of Benzene. If parked outdoors under the sun at a temperature above 60 degrees F, the Benzene level goes up to 2000-4000 mg, 40 times the acceptable level... & the people inside the car will

inevitably inhale an excess amount of the toxins.

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It is recommended that you open the windows and door to give time for the interior to air out before you enter. Benzene is a toxin that affects your kidney and liver, and is very difficult for your body to expel this toxic stuff.

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Snowstorm

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By the_prince• 10 years 3 days ago.
the_prince

I think the answer would be that you adjusted your car AC to the "outdoor air position". If you are not using AC, and you don't want hot air to flow in, turn the knob to the "indoor air" intake position.

Another suggestion (less probable), is that your car is too old :D

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"The larger grows the island of my knowledge, the

longer stretch the shores of my ignorance."

By Happy Happy• 10 years 4 days ago.
Happy Happy

It'll only be proven a good thread if someone answered my question above, otherwise I'll side with you..:)

Salam

By anonymous• 10 years 4 days ago.
anonymous

Maybe so. Will apologise if it is proven.

will hoist that up the flag pole and see who salutes it!!

By Happy Happy• 10 years 4 days ago.
Happy Happy

Sometimes a thread starts with a “bullox” post and then, miraculously, a very healthy discussion follows..:)

Salam

By GodFather.• 10 years 4 days ago.
GodFather.

This article is a hoax.

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HE WHO DARES WINS

By anonymous• 10 years 4 days ago.
anonymous

and more than limited vocabulary, this is bollox!!!!!!!!!!

I will hoist that up the flag pole and see who salutes it!!

By Happy Happy• 10 years 4 days ago.
Happy Happy

Along those lines, anyone has info on why my car’s AC emits hot air while switched off?

Salam

By qatarcar• 10 years 4 days ago.
qatarcar

This talk is that the truth is very dangerous

By the_prince• 10 years 4 days ago.
the_prince

I think that starting the AC, not just air blows will allow the AC pipes to cool, making the AC cool faster when you close the windows.

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"The larger grows the island of my knowledge, the

longer stretch the shores of my ignorance."

By MRTM44• 10 years 4 days ago.
Rating: 2/5
MRTM44

Hello all having working in the Automotive industry for 15 years i can answer this one for you, I had the same email about 2 months ago. As some of you say if this were true then all the car manufacturers would already be out of business!!! forget the credit crunch it would have been LAW SUIT's against all manufacturers. Who ever carried out this research has potentially confused with Phenol alcoholic benzene which may come out of plastics, but is not carcinogenic.

All Plastics used in cars are tested in all conditions from extremely cold to exceptionally hot so you can rest assured there is nothing wrong with using plastics in cars, as for the AC use it you need it in this weather.

By tallg• 10 years 4 days ago.
tallg

I'm not an expert and was just passing on info given to me, but I'm guessing it just follows on from the fact that AC doesn't work effectively if windows are open. For this purpose it probably makes no difference.

By the_prince• 10 years 4 days ago.
the_prince

I open the windows to remove stall hot air as well, but what's the difference between using air blows and AC?

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"The larger grows the island of my knowledge, the

longer stretch the shores of my ignorance."

By babba• 10 years 4 days ago.
babba

yes Tallg u r right. it is better to blow the air for a while. Not more than that.

By Vegas• 10 years 4 days ago.
Vegas

I could not convince her it just blowing cold air...

No wonder we got divorced...

You can't teach experience...

By blue_rose• 10 years 4 days ago.
blue_rose

any source or link??

By anonymous• 10 years 4 days ago.
Rating: 4/5
anonymous

Tallg is right..it is better to drive for a minute with all the windows open,and the fan on...the car will cool quickly, and you get to blow out all the hot air inside..

...Avada Kedavra..

By tallg• 10 years 4 days ago.
Rating: 4/5
tallg

This is clearly bollocks, but on a more helpful note;

When you first get in the car, open the rear windows and stick the air blowers on full blast (not on AC, just on blow). After 30sec/1min of driving like this all the stale hot air will have been blown out the window. Then you can put the windows up and stick the AC on as normal.

By _noms_• 10 years 4 days ago.
_noms_

Pls search before you post in anything...this was already discussed before..!

~noms~

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"Before God we are all equally wise ' and equally foolish" - Albert Einstein

By Vegas• 10 years 4 days ago.
Vegas

You can't teach experience...

By britexpat• 10 years 4 days ago.
britexpat

I've seen this article a few times and believe it to be a hoax..

Anyway, the modern KIA's AC filtration systems and superior compressors coupled with the digital Doobries make it a very safe unit to operate.

By anonymous• 10 years 4 days ago.
anonymous

leukemia causes cancer.... wow but leukemia is a type of cancer. So if you get cancer, then you have a good chance of getting another cancer...

The other bit that is good is the 'according to research done' Done by whom?

By nicolidus• 10 years 4 days ago.
nicolidus

If this were true there would be one heck of a law suit against the car makers for using potentially harmful materials in their cars. I can smell cow dung.

By mjamille28• 10 years 4 days ago.
mjamille28

watching out for those LCs indeed..... this has been posted before.. cite the source pls... :P

By ICGURU• 10 years 4 days ago.
ICGURU

Temps above 60 deg F? That would cover 90% of the world including Doha all year, how many people do you know in Doha that are dying off because of benzene poisoning?

Besides, even if it was true, the benzene is supposedly coming from the dashboard, sofa, and air freshener - what does that have to do with the AC?

So basically what you think is anyone who gets inside of a car is going to die. Granted there is some truth to that if you drive in Doha, but you need to watch out for the land cruisers and not the benzene. ;-)

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What difference does it make to the dead whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or democracy?

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By DaRuDe• 10 years 4 days ago.
DaRuDe

always use the search before posting topics.dont just jump in

By Keith Brown• 10 years 5 days ago.
Keith Brown

Pfft,,,,

By bleu• 10 years 5 days ago.
bleu

I don't believe anything that starts with "This article is based on true facts!"...

You go this by email, right?

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