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Old 02-15-2013, 04:38 PM   #1
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inside fan making screeching noise !!!

Hey guys recently the inside interior fan has been making alot of noise when the fan power is on 4. it is so loud u can hear it from outside.
now i know how to access the fan and take it out but what i dont know is what to lubricate to stop the noise


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Old 02-16-2013, 12:04 AM   #2
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Take it out, there is probably some debris in there rubbing.
Mine was making a scratchy sound, it had leaves wrapped around the commutator. These cars do not have a cabin air filter, so stuff falling down the cowl can make it into the fan assembly.
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^^

And when mine was squeaking a bit, I put a couple drops of motor oil on the shaft between the fan & the motor so it could seep into that bushing. Can't reach the right spot, even with a proper oil can with a long spout, so I had to aim well for the last couple inches of reach.... (grin)
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See the fan what part of it are u meant to oil ? The top part of the fan thers a small nut thing which is rusted do I just put it on the top there ?
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Repalce it, only $60 at autozone, 15 mins in and out
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The fan works perfectly its just the screeching noise driving me insane. Id rather make attempts to fix it lol
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Oil on shaft BETWEEN fan & motor might help. Any on the rusty part mentioned won't help...
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You need to remove the plastic cover that hides he commutator, brushes, and end bearings. There are three rubber detents that need to be pushed in to pop the cover off.
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How do u get the covr out ? Cant seem to push the rubber indents inside :(
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Once the fan motor is removed from the car:

There are three rubber detents that hold the cover on.
Stick a screwdriver or other tool in each of them to push the rubber "tab" in, you may want to use three tools at the same time.
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