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Why is the engine air filter always wet in my 97 ford

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why is the engine air filter always wet in my 97 ford thunderbird 4.6L? There is a fair amount of water in the box that holds the air filter.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

Hi Im David ...it probably is coming through where the snorkle mounts to the fenderwell

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
4.6L is a V8 Please read the question.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I agree. How do we stop this?
Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

it was a question for another customer which i mistakenly put on here. I know what a 4.6 is

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
that is good news
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
back to the original question...... how do i stop this problem
Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

gain access to where the snorkel enters the fender well . i cant see whats going on... i will opt out and let another mechanic chime in who has run into this issue. sorry i wasnt any help.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
thanks
Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

ok, sometimes the simple stuff make you think too hard. check the integrity of the plastiv wheel well spash covers and the splash cover under the engine.......... if they arent totally fastened in place, by all means water will be able to infiltrate thar snorkle

Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

let me know what you find out

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