Originally Posted by AFA
...the splash guard at the bottom of the air intake is cracked...
...and nearly all of the black gasket that was adhered to the splash guard has fallen off...
...I've been told by a repairman that the whole inner door panel must be purchased to obtain a replacement gasket...
There are two splash guards (#17 at the diagram
) and I don't see why you have to replace the air inlet (#4) in such situation.
I'm assuming you meant the black sound & temperature insulation which is adhered to the inner door panel. If that is correct then your repairman was right and you have to order the whole inner door panel.
- The splash guard Part number: 8268933
- The inner door panel Part number: 8530903
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