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e21Keith
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Noisy Fan In The Heater

Post by e21Keith » Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:21 pm

High pitched squealing from the blower, well it has been unused since 2001 and the heater is one of the few items I haven't removed from car during the rebuild!

I'm thinking it needs a squirt of WD40 on the bearings most likely, but how to get to it?



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Jeroen
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Re: Noisy Fan In The Heater

Post by Jeroen » Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:57 pm

It is located near the firewall in the same area the wiper mechanism is in. Remove the 2 screws in the gutter and 4 bolts on the cover itself and you can easily get to it. Usually some lube fixes it for quite a while.
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e21Keith
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Re: Noisy Fan In The Heater

Post by e21Keith » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:42 pm

Thank you

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