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Noise for heater fan

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by duckcmdr, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. Nov 10, 2008 at 2:31 PM
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    Both my 2006 tacos have this tic/clicking noise that comes from the heater/ac fan when set on the first 2 settings. I read the one thread about this and it said clean out in cadin air filter. I didnt think the tacos had one inside the cabin. Anyone have any ideas.
     
  2. Nov 10, 2008 at 2:48 PM
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    my 07's been doing this lately so i was going to try and see what my dealer says about it. i have a brand new cabin air filter in it so that's definitely not my issue. hope we can get this figured out because that 'clicking' and 'chirping' on the first and second setting is annoying as hell to me!
     
  3. Nov 10, 2008 at 3:15 PM
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    Hey thanks just found the filter and damn that thing was nasty had pine needles and helicopters in there. I removed the filter and the noise disappeared. I'll be getting a new filter. Thanks i hope this solves the problem.
     
  4. Nov 10, 2008 at 3:32 PM
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    anyone ever get a filter from logical-source.com. They have them for $3.62 each. they claim that the filter is to oem specs? sound to good.
     
  5. Nov 10, 2008 at 9:04 PM
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    Well i drove about ten miles and the noise came back. Man that is annoying. I will have the dealer look at it wednesday when i take it in for the suspension TSB.
     
  6. Nov 10, 2008 at 9:09 PM
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    Ok I'm lost. Can someone tell me how a dirty filter will cause ticking. Come on, it has to at leat be in a metalic location to be the route of the cause.

    Not bashing, just found this whole theory far fetched.:confused:
     
  7. Nov 10, 2008 at 9:23 PM
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    The in cabin filter is behind the glove box. So if the AC/Heater fans are in the cab then I guess its possible. Still I have been driving without a glove box due to tunning an all, and see that whole section, dont see any fans back there. Just trying to figure if this could even be possible.
     
  8. Nov 10, 2008 at 9:29 PM
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    Left out the part that i cleaned all the crap out of there. pine needles leaves etc. Damn thing started chirping again after ten miles anyway. I had a o6 AC 4x4 trd off-road and it did the same thing. I'm up for any other theories. Hell if anything i learned that there was a filter in there.
     
  9. Nov 10, 2008 at 9:32 PM
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    Pull your filter out just below the filter is a fan or squirrel cage
     
  10. Nov 10, 2008 at 9:35 PM
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    Ahh.. Ok.

    Oh well hope you can solve your prob. Sorry to barge your post, just never heard of this fan...

    Good luck
     
  11. Nov 10, 2008 at 9:47 PM
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    Hey Rox your not bargin in thats what these threads are for. This is how s#!t gets figured out. Its all good
     
  12. Nov 10, 2008 at 9:48 PM
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    since nobody is replying to the other cabin filter thread ill post here too :p

    i went to see how dirty my filter is, but i think its missing.. is it supposed to slide in here? or do the 05's not have a filter :confused:
     
  13. Nov 10, 2008 at 9:49 PM
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    Yeah its a bit tight in there.
     
  14. Nov 10, 2008 at 9:52 PM
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    Yeah mine just slide in over the top of the fan. wonder where yours went??
     
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    my fan has a supercharger on it. maybe it blew thru the vents :eek: :D
     
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    I've read on some other posts that some of the 05's didn't come with filters installed :confused: As for the ticking noise, I have it too. I've tried replacing the filter. Still did it. Took the fan out to see if something was stuck in it, but no luck. So I cleaned out the immediate duct work, but no leaves or anything came out. Still the noise is there. So last weekend, my dad drove the truck and I was in the passenger seat. I could barely hear it. It is much more noticeable from the driver's seat for some reason. Next, I think I'll drop the fan again and run it to see if it makes the ticking by itself.
     
  17. Nov 11, 2008 at 3:32 PM
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    My Fan was doing the same thing. Took it to Toyota and they swaped out the fan. No more noise. It was sounding like some Cricket on crack. Alot of chirping, and clicking mixed. I thought I read somewhere that there was a TSB on this issue?
     
  18. Nov 11, 2008 at 3:39 PM
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    we'll see what the dealer says tommorrow. going in for the rear tsb and that cricket on crack.:D I'' keep everone posted.
     
  19. Nov 11, 2008 at 5:06 PM
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    I ordered from them. The filter is to OEM spec. Works and fits just fine..
     
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    Thanks I'm getting ready to place an order. Hows the shipping time??
     
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