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Re: it's snowing! and CQ heater help

Hairy green toads from Mars made Tom Van Ness say:

> Well, today is one of those days when I bow towards my personal Mecca (Audi
> Headquarters in Europe) and bow and thank them for quattro technology.
> That's right, we got about 8 inches of nice, dry, sticking-to-the-streets
> snow last night. My drive in was great. I'll be going out for lunch, too.

That's right, rub it in! :-(

> Now, my question. My CQ developed a chirp/whistle in the heater blower the
> other night. It only started when it got really cold (zero farenheit). Once
> the blower fan starts, I hear a high pitched chirp coming from inside the
> dash. The only way to reduce the chirp is to set the fan to low. I still
> get it though. Different settings (defrost, bilevel, etc) do nothing to
> reduce it. And once the car has been running for about 20 minutes, the
> chirp gradually fades away.

It's the blower fan. My 100Q did this for about 1.5 years until
it finally drove me nuts enough to fix. A new blower motor did it.


Andrew L. Duane (JOT-7)			duane@zk3.dec.com
Compaq Computer Corporation		(603)-884-1294
110 Spit Brook Road
M/S ZKO3-3/U14
Nashua, NH    03062-2698

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