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Water leak right front under dash

Whenever we park the car on a nose up incline and it rains, water drips down the fresh air duct and blower assy to the floor. If we park nose down it does not leak. I removed the outside windshield cowl where the cabin filter is located and inspected the area. Spotted no apparent problem. Got a similiar case? At this point I can only conclude removal of the blower assembly to inspect is next but I really don't want to go that deep if I don't have to. Thanks, Bob.

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  • bjbsr06 Nov 02, 2008

    I replaced the cabin filter with an oem and it had a bit of a rubber seal around it but not quite like you describe. Perhaps a trip to the dealer to check the parts that should all be there are. Thanks for your help!



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Make sure there is a rubber seal over the cabin air filter and that is is securely in place when you put the plastic cover back on. the rubber seal is about a foot long, looks like weatherstripping. HTH.

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