So I poured a glass of water down the windshield on the passenger side and watched where the water ran. The tools you'll need are probably a screwdriver, a small flat blade screwdriver and an 8 mm socket and ratchet, although you may not even need to take apart the retainer like I did. Guess I better keep stocked up on paper towls because that's about the only way I'll keep this water leak under control. It's for this reason that a part that fits your car may or may not fit a car that is one year newer or older. Pull on the top left side of the glove box to release the pop tab. Here is my story in hopes that it can help someone like me who had this problem.
They are available for the following Ford Taurus years: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01, 00, 99, 98, 97, 96. That piece is sloped so it ran over to the side and I watched as water poured directly into that vent. Refer to owners manual for recommended maintenance schedules. Or I guess it could have fallen off by itself at some point. The plastic clips are removed by pressing down on the center with a pointed object like the edge of a screw driver.
You pull the bracket out. But there were about two vent holes right above the end of this rain-hat piece. Then a couple of weeks ago we had two days of rain and my wife called me and told me there was about an inch of water in the car on the passenger side. So I got that piece off of the Taurus in the salvage yard. Ford Taurus Replacement Cabin Filter Information Versatility can be yours if the car you choose to drive is the Ford Taurus, which enables you to have the ability to tote around as many people as you want and still have room for groceries. I too had this horrible water leak in my 2001 Ford Taurus. I figured it was coming in a door, etc.
Or shrunk in the heat???!!! Your cabin filter is right here. These filters are fairly inexpensive, so check out our page for great deals on a new one tip: buy several - they don't expire and you will be able to quickly swap the old one out for a fresh one. If anyone has seen this and know's how to fix please let me know. The heater core also looks to be ok. No cracks in the water drain. The … other two are fairly easy to remove and reinstall.
This, of course, tends to cast doubt on the quality of the replacement filter. I didn't want to break that piece off it feels bendable and since the first one broke, I took extra care. When they get dirty they can be cleaned and reused. Install the new filter making sure the air flow orientation is correct. I believed this rain hat shield would possibly take care of that. I'm absolutely puzzled to where it's coming in. I installed the new cowl, rain hat extension, and so far it's remained dry!!.
I replace mine with out removing wipers. It wasn't too hard taking out 3 screws but getting it back in was a little challenging for me. Tighten one of the bolts over here. Remove the panel how secure the housing cover by pressing the bottom tabs 5. This powerful combination blocks and controls odors while preventing mold and bacteria growth.
The most rewarding driving experience is comprised of the effortless functioning of many parts. Under the Magnuson - Moss Warranty Act, 15U. The filter is on the left rear side when looking from the front to the back of the engine compartment. However, the next day was when we started having our heavy rains. On the far right is a screw connecting the glove box to a small dash pot like a small shock absorber. Anyway, when it came in I looked at it and couldn't quite figure it out.
But I got it back on, tested the water on the piece by pouring some water onto that piece and it rolled right off the side and down the fender well! I sealed all around the cabin filter tray and also bought the updated rain hat extension and new cowl. I didn't see any leaks for the first 3 weeks but now it's returned. If you car service is approaches, below you can see how to change air conditioning filter. There's two 8 mm screws right here that you want to remove. Hear from other customers via the 2,279 reviews on parts for your Ford Taurus.
So I had to work fast! First time open the hood, remove plastic caps and screws on passenger side of plastic cover, undo clips and after that pull back weatherstrip from passenger side of plastic cover like in picture bellow. If Ford had made more of the cowl without the holes water might never get to that piece in the first place. We hope this helps you out. There is a kind of screw type latch where you'll need to turn and pull to remove a black coloured cover. This is located under the cowl at the base of the windshield on the passenger side. The illustrated steps to replacing the cabin air filter are included in the Owners Manual.
It possesses the exact same design and style of the stock cabin air filter that came with your motor vehicle so you could be assured of its effectiveness. I'm sending a link for an image of the instructions and location. It was then that I realized my new fan would probably get water in it. I did not see any issues with the seals but will keep that in mind. Annotated with instructions from rayc1z.