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    Oct 29, 2006, 10:11 AM
    Burning smell
    I woke up this morning to a burning smell coming from heat vents. I can't see anything burning and I changed out the filter already. It smells like plastic.
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    Oct 29, 2006, 11:26 AM
    Are you sure it didn't come from outside? I once worked in a paint factory. Every once in a while, there would be a big panic over burning smell coming out of the HVAC in the lab. Turned out people were burning trash across the alley from our fresh air intake.

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