SERVICE PROCEDURE 1. Access blower motor and resistor per the Workshop Manual Sections 412-02 and 412-04. Inspect for evidence of water/corrosion. If water/corrosion are found or parts have failed, replace per Workshop Manual (blower motor 1F1Z-19805-AA and resistor F6DZ-19A706-AA). 2. Visually inspect the Cowl Vent Screen located under the RH windshield wiper to verify if the Figure 1 – Article 04-15-3 screen is fully seated. Inspect the rubber seal on the vent screen which should be fully seated 5. Locate the tape as shown (Figure 2). Remove against the windshield. If the cowl vent screen the tape and apply Clear Silicone Rubber is not fully seated and appears warped, it must TA-32 to the small hole as shown (Figure 2). be replaced (4F1Z-54018A16-BAA) 3. Remove the cowl vent screen per the vehicle model years and build date information. Workshop Manual Section 412-01 Pollen Filter Removal and inspect the cabin filter to confirm ISSUE it is fully seated. Re-seat the filter as Some vehicles built between 5/1/2001 and necessary. Inspect rain-hat base to make sure 12/15/2003 may exhibit water in the blower case or it is secure and sealed to the body. Reposition on the passenger side floor, an inoperative climate and reseal as necessary using Clear Silicone control blower motor, a motor that operates on high Rubber TA-32. speed only, and/or a blower motor resistor failure. 4. Remove the foam sealant expulsion at lower front outboard corner base of the rain-hat ACTION (Figure 1). Inspect and seal cowl area and install Rain-Hat Extension Seal. Inspect and replace blower motor and/or blower motor resistor if there is evidence of water/corrosion. Refer to the following Service Procedure for details.