I have a 2005 Toyota Camry LE. Engine is 2AZ-FE. Automatic Transmission is U-250E.
===Frost on Inside===
This morning I had frost on the inside of my vehicle on the windshield and rear view window, as well as the outside. I know this happens when moisture freezes. So I guess I have a leak to the outside?
I had all of my windows closed.
There was no snow dragged in on the inside of my vehicle.
The vehicle sat for a day.
I recently had my windshield replaced.
I recently replaced the cabin filter.
What could be the source of letting moisture into my vehicle? Anyone have any suggestions?
When I replaced my cabin filter, there was a lot of leaves and other organic material on the top of it. I tried to pull it out as carefully as possible. Some of the material went down though into the blower motor. I pulled as much of it as I could with my hands. I wasn’t able to get a vacuum in there. I tried pulling out the blower motor, but I wasn’t successful. I removed all the fasteners holding it in, but there was a white plastic clip thing to hold a cable attached to the bottom of the enclosure that the blower motor sits in. I didn’t have much room to visually check it, but there appeared to be a fastener holding in the cable harness to the enclosure. It was very tight and I had no way of removing the fastener. So I put everything backed together. I heard some leaves moving around when I turned on the heat. Today when I was driving I started to notice a burning smell, almost like burning electronics, when I had the heat on. So I immediately turned it off and rolled down the windows and continued driving. I then rolled them back up and the smell went away. So it appears that it’s related to the HVAC system.
Does anyone have any idea how to get the blower motor out of my car? I need to remove the leaves regardless because the sound it was making with the heat on wasn’t pleasant to listen to. I found a video on YouTube on how to do it on a older Camry but it wasn’t like mine with the cable harness stuck to the bottom of the enclosure that the blower motor goes into.
Could the leaves have started to burn and caused the burning smell? I don’t think it gets hot enough in there to start to burn something?
Isn’t the blower motor essentially a fan that blows hair? So I was expecting with the time the blower motor would just cut up the leaves into fine material to the point where it wasn’t noticeable.
Thanks for any help.