A mouse in the heater? (88 90q)

paul fernandes paulfern2000 at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 28 06:16:17 EST 2002

I have currently the same problem on my wifes 88 90q
I have found out..after taking the dam thing
apart..two things 1) motor bearing is shot...2)their
is a resistor associated with the motor that also
needs replacement..
Blau has information on this topic ...seems this
occurs regularly...the the whole thing to fix I
believe costs about 120 bucks..

one other thing it gets worst over time..i have now
lost the first two fan speeds....and when it's really
cold it screams and does solos impersenations of



--- Marc Swanson <marcswanson at mediaone.net> wrote:
> > Obviously I don't have a mouse in my heater, but
> it sure sounds like I
> > do.  The car is an 88 90q.  Whenever the heater is
> on a squeaky noise
> > comes out of the passenger side dash heater vent.
> It is quite annoying
> > but will go away eventually.  Has anyone ever had
> a problem like this?
> really?  I actually did have a mouse in my heater
> ;-)
> If it only hapens when you have the fan on then I
> would thoroughly clean the
> intake path for your climate control system.  take
> out the black plastic
> piece near the firewall under the hood.  On the very
> far passenger side is
> where the air inlet lives.  Mine was stuffed with
> insulatiion from my hood
> where a mouse had made his home... made my blower
> motor make some really
> awfull noises when I tried to use it...
> Later
> -Marc-
> 87 4ktq
> 88 90q

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