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Can someone tell me if the alfa 146 1.4liter has interior filters and how difficult it is to change the engine air filter?

Somone previosly owned the car andit smells like smoke and i am looking for a way to breathe better.

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There will be a pollen filter if it has A/C, but that only filters air coming in from the outside, so won't help with your car's smell.
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Best thing to do to get rid of the smell is to wait for some dry days and leave all all the doors, windows and open all day (assuming of course you have somewhere secure to do this). Don't forget to turn the interior light off if you do this so you don't drain the battery.

Other than that, you could try a good "odour eating" air freshener, or just take the car to a specialist car valeting company where they should be able to get rid of the smell for you.
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Yes... my '45 was owned by a smoker and also a dog owner, so it was minging.

I shampoo'd the seats and carpet with upholstery and carpet cleaner and also washed out the ash-trays.... but it still stank for ages.. (though a bit less). I also bought a special car air freshener for smoke. It was made by Neutradol, I think.

It took nearly a month for the smell to go (though it's winter so I couldn't open the windows etc.)

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