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      06-24-2009, 03:40 PM   #1
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Talk about Fan Noise

So with the 30+ deg temperature we have today, I am sure a lot of you guys are using the A/C for the drive home.

Well this is the first time I heard the huge ass fan kick in, and man was it loud.

I am curious to see if this is normal? I do expect some noise, but mine sounded like a mini locomotive going by
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      06-24-2009, 03:52 PM   #2
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So with the 30+ deg temperature we have today, I am sure a lot of you guys are using the A/C for the drive home.

Well this is the first time I heard the huge ass fan kick in, and man was it loud.

I am curious to see if this is normal? I do expect some noise, but mine sounded like a mini locomotive going by
NEver gets that hot in NB ... so cant comment. I run heat all year around
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I think that's ok..the only noise I hate is the fan under the passenger glove box and I heard that it's a known problem
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NEver gets that hot in NB ... so cant comment. I run heat all year around
hehe..your really missing out on the crazy weather
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I think that's ok..the only noise I hate is the fan under the passenger glove box and I heard that it's a known problem
Interesting. I don't direct air to the feet as much to really notice a fan noise.
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Interesting. I don't direct air to the feet as much to really notice a fan noise.
No, I think that fan is only turned on when the electronic component near that area get too hot.
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I had mine come on a very hot day and even my wife noticed. Sounded like a truck but was only loud for 15 seconds or so.
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I had mine come on a very hot day and even my wife noticed. Sounded like a truck but was only loud for 15 seconds or so.
yea same thing. The noise was gone as soon as I started driving it.

But damn I got looks when that thing kicked in (and they were not your typical "nice car" looks.)
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hhhmm......interesting I just had my radiator replace not too long ago and I've notice the fan noise to be a lot more noticeable. The Fan turns on like after a good while of driving but doesn't shut off till I turn off the car. Im bringing mine in to have it looked at because its a bit too loud and it just stays on for too long.
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