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Whenever I aggressively power up my 2016 station wagon Polestar to around 90mph and above,I get fumes in the cabin while the Recir is on. Volvo told me that I will have to turn off the Recir to eliminate the fumes. They also told me there are no leaks. When the Recir if off the fumes go away. I have other sports cars and none of them work like this-meaning that I dont get fumes when Recir is on whether powered up or not. I have also consulted other car owners and none of them know of a Recir system that pull in fumes when the Recir is in the on position. This issue doesn't exist when I am driving below 85Mph.Does anyone have this experience and would it be normal for a Recir system to work this way ?
Any suggestions/feedback will be highly appreciated.
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All the above were verified ok by the dealer. The recir flap and cabin filter were also changed.
I would like to know if it’s normal for the recirculating system to pull fumes when on at high revs/speed. Volvo/dealer told me that the only way to prevent fumes coming into the cabin when at high speed is to turn off the recirculating system. I don’t know of any recirculating system that work like this.
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Thanks for the suggestion.
The dealer changed the flaps and recalibrate the blend actuators. They also changed the cabin filter. No leaks in the system detected. Problem still exist. They have no plausible explanation. shop foreman is of the opinion that it's a poorly designed system.
 
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