[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]

RE: Loud Fan

Jeb Soult wrote:
>Has anyone else encountered this? Is there a quick fix for this? Can it
>be fixed by lubricating the fan? Where is the fan?

Scott followed with:

>Jeb, have you considered that a mouse or other rodent has crawled up into
>your heater fan area? Then, after you turned on the fan the first time, the
>poor fuzzball was pulverized, causing the fan to get a little loopy, and
>therefore, loud?
>Do you live in a rural area? Is the car in a garage or outside? 
>I have personal experience in this area.
>Let me know what happened.

I too have personal experience with those damn little rodents. One crawled
into the ventilation system on our now defunct adzaM MpV 4wd, and made the fan
extremely loud. They made a nest in there.

Another made a nest in our now gone yvehC conversion van, causing the throttle
to become stuck at Wide Open. This was in the Walmart Parking lot with me
behind the wheel (thank god). At first I thought, wow.. I don't remeber this
thing having this kind of pick up.. wait a minute.. Uh-oh... The nest was in
the throttle linkage. Scared the heck out of me when it happened.

SO if you live in a rural area, don't discount the activity of the little
                               -Osman Parvez
                                89 200q (148K miles)
                                Siena College
                                Albany NY