Squeaky something(fan?)

Discussion in 'Generation 4 - Maintenance & Troubleshooting' started by Galen Jobe, Nov 22, 2019.

  1. Galen Jobe

    Galen Jobe New Member

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    I noticed this sound for the first time after a rather spirited few minutes of driving, not sure how long its been there or what it is(seems like its coming from the radiator or near there, fan maybe?). Its quiet enough that you cant hear it at all when the engine is running. only on shutdown. It quieted down over the last couple days but its still there, also noob question but are those clicks normal for when the engine shuts off? Thanks all

     
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    My fan squeaks like that too. Only notice it in the summer as the fan is always on when I shut the car off.
     
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    I would also bet it's the cooling fans.

    Use a long screwdriver or a stethoscope from habor freight and put it on the fan motor and your ears. If its loudest at the fan motor, BINGO!

    It's not a normal noise, however my understanding is the noise is due to the brushes themselves.
     
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    The fans are brushed? that's fairly old technology.
     
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    Old is cost effective. I have seen some that are brushless though.
     
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    Thanks for the responses, the noise quieted down and ill look into it more come summer. On to the next noise haha
     

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