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Blower motor squeek / chirp on low *FIX*

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by ballon78, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. Krusey1011

    Krusey1011 Well-Known Member

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    Just finished. Their was alot of crap in there you're right. It sounds alright. Not the smoothness I was looking for but I'm just going to accept the fact that it's a cheap noisy fan. :pout:It smells like grease in my truck now too lol but I'm sure it will wear off.
     
  2. flightcancled

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    I happened to have turbine oil closer at hand then grease, so no smell for me :D
     
  3. WATacoRider

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    7 months later, the chirp is back. Well, not back completely, but it does it once in a while.

    But I'm sure it's just a matter of time until it's back in full force.
     
  4. flightcancled

    flightcancled Addicted

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    You could just replace the bearings.
     
  5. larryde09

    larryde09 Well-Known Member

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    I had the blower replaced under warranty over 4 years ago and it still chirps. Thanks for the info, only took me about 1/2 hour to clean the electronics and lube the bearings...now I won't go crazy this winter!
     
  6. WATacoRider

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    you can buy the bearings? Part #?
     
  7. memario1214

    memario1214 Vivid Illumination Vendor

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    Why couldn't I have found this before! Thank you! Will try this week
     
  8. allrsdup

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    i had this problem they replaced the motor under warranty
     
  9. MJG

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    My 2010 had this problem. Thanks to this post I was aware of the tsb. Had it fixed under warranty. Quiet now. Hope it was a permanent fix..
     
  10. jnoley07

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    This is what I had done to it: Front/Rear Bilistein 5100's; Fronts set at 0.85 w/ Eibach/Toytec Coilovers". Rear Leaf TSB, 20 % tint on front door windows, 5% tint sunstrip on windshield. Dick Cepek DC1's (polished), 265/75/16 Hankook Dynapro ATM, TRD Exhaust. Illuminated 4x4 switch by rcbs204, BHLM, iPod connection to changer connect at head unit. NWTF Front fitted seat covers, Console gear shift area painted black, Theft deterrent tailgate mod, Front mudflaps removed.
    its not.
     
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    Pretty sure they are standard hardware.

    Mine started chirping WORSE in the past week. I'll be looking into better solutions soon.
     
  12. tacoma1

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    Mine gets replaced thursday at dealer.
     
  13. DrRabbitFurHead

    DrRabbitFurHead Yeah, there's a TSB for that!

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    subscribed... just in case the dealer won't work with me and give me a 3rd blower motor.
     
  14. teej

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    thanks for the write up but i don't think i should spend any of my own time trying to fix something that toyota couldn't design right and that they should fix under their dime. i'll take my chances with toyota trying to fix it first
     
  15. uscg2008

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    what is the easiest way to get the plug out because mine wont come off?
     
  16. ShaLor

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    There should be a tab you push in and then it will pull right off.
     
  17. Kyouto42

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    Finally did this today, quiet as hell now. Thanks. Also for the clicking on the electrical contacts I put some dielectric grease on it... hopefully it'll last awhile but we'll see.
     
  18. uscg2008

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    ya i pushed it it and i still isnt coming out i tried wiggling it back and forth and i even tried gently removing it with a pair of plyers. ill try on more time maybe i didnt push in enough. i did push down on it more than it. so who knws.
     
  19. larryde09

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    Mine gave me some trouble too. I unbolted the entire assembly from the mount so I could get to it easier on the floor. I had to use some pliers to convince it to come off, just keep at it, just don't break anything.
     
  20. steviestyles

    steviestyles The "Search" tab is your friend!!

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    I had to take the motor housing off and use some pliers to break the plastic that holds the tab in there. It was a bitch. My plug is all dinged up using pliers. Be very careful, if the pliers slip off the plug, it will crimp on the wires. If the wires break, you won't have to worry about a fan noise anymore :(
     
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