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Old 08-29-2010, 07:57 PM   #1
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Fans making noise when A/C is on

So i recently started noticing that when i have the air conditioning on and the fan is set on anywhere from "I" to a little passed "III" i can hear a fan making a squeaking noise. It is pretty subtle, but truly very annoying.

If i lower the speed of the fan it slows down and if i turn the fan up it speeds up. And if i cut the fan off completely i can hear it slow down and then stop.

so far my only fix is turn the music up louder, but its such a high pitched squeaking that it sometimes comes right through the music and my ears get focused on it.

anybody else experience this? and if so what did you guys (or gals) do to get it fixed....id feel like an idiot going to the dealer and saying my fans squeak when the a/c is on...but if thats my last resort...

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Old 08-29-2010, 08:09 PM   #2
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Yup, got the same thing. My wife, who's pretty oblivious to noises, even noticed it. Gonna have to make an appointment to have it fixed. i was going to drop the blower motor myself, then I looked at the service manual. The motor is formed into a retainer. You need to cut plastic pieces to get the motor out. I'll just let the folks at the dealership fix it.
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Old 08-29-2010, 08:37 PM   #3
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And here I thought from the title you were going to brag about having your fans yelling so loud you could hear them even when the AC was cranked up.

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Good luck with your air motivators...
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Old 08-29-2010, 10:02 PM   #4
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glad at least one other person experiences this problem.

and lol greyghost.
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Old 08-29-2010, 10:28 PM   #5
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its normal....the radiator fans are electric. They kick on and speed up when accessories are used.
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Old 08-29-2010, 10:32 PM   #6
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yeah holy crap the cooling fans for the engine sound like an airplane when they turn on!
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Old 08-29-2010, 10:36 PM   #7
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its normal....the radiator fans are electric. They kick on and speed up when accessories are used.
pretty sure he is referring to the blower motor fan, and not the cooling fans.
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Old 08-29-2010, 10:37 PM   #8
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I definitely experience this, usually only when the A/C is on for a while.

Is this normal?
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Old 08-29-2010, 11:08 PM   #9
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Mine make a HIGH pitch noise too on low. I have to turn them to high and then back low to make them stop. It's very annoying.
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Old 08-30-2010, 04:50 AM   #10
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Add me to the list, mine just started to do this. Same thing as above, I put them on max for a quick minute and then back them down and then they are fine. I am going to wait before deciding whether or not to bring it up to the dealership in case it will go away. Mine is very new so I thought they may "break in"! Then we will have threads about breaking in our blower fans!
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Old 08-30-2010, 06:13 AM   #11
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Mine jus' annoys me, feels like im turning an old banger's A/C system ON!
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Old 08-30-2010, 06:24 AM   #12
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I have the same exact thing. took it to the dealer, they said they could not hear it and nothing was wrong!!!

Wish they would acknowlege the problem!!!!
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Old 08-30-2010, 06:27 AM   #13
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Is it just me or does it also feel like there is a very obvious power loss when the fans and AC are on? I never notice it on my Dodge RAM 1500 PU but can not help but noptice it on my SS..
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Old 08-30-2010, 08:26 AM   #14
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I notice a definite "drag"... Power loss.. Time to visit my Service Dept.
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