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Couple of AC & blower issues

My blower motor started making intermittent whining noises when it is running so I think that it is going out. Being in Texas in the summer I constantly have it going. It go so annoying that I turned off the AC and blower to get some quiet. That is when I noticed the other sound. It sounds like it is some kind of louver that is fluttering when I go down the road. Is there a door or a baffle that opens up (or closes) when I turn off the AC and blower that would cause that noise?

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Our blower motor is headed out the door, as well. 2006 4.7L w/about 130k miles.

Anyone done the blower motor replacement? What is the level of difficulty / time involved?
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Anyone? Trying to decide whether I want to tackle this myself (if it can be done in one day) or have someone else do it.
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try this post. I know people have gotten to and replaced motors.


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Thanks! Did some more searching on here and it looks like replacement is pretty easy- just pull the glove box.
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The blower motor is an easy swap. You can do it in about 20 minutes.




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My blower motor started making intermittent whining noises when it is running so I think that it is going out. Being in Texas in the summer I constantly have it going. It go so annoying that I turned off the AC and blower to get some quiet. That is when I noticed the other sound. It sounds like it is some kind of louver that is fluttering when I go down the road. Is there a door or a baffle that opens up (or closes) when I turn off the AC and blower that would cause that noise?

Thanks for the help.
The recirculating door flap is probably the noise your hearing. I bet you have the same issue as me. I took out the glove box today and found the plastic gear broken. The gear is what opens and closes the recirculation door. With a broken gear the door flaps




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The recirculating door flap is probably the noise your hearing. I bet you have the same issue as me. I took out the glove box today and found the plastic gear broken. The gear is what opens and closes the recirculation door. With a broken gear the door flaps
Did it look like it could be repaired or just the door flap could be replaced?
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The blower motor is an easy swap. You can do it in about 20 minutes.
Ended up having a piece of plastic with a tar like substance on it inside the blower wheel making all the noise...
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Hmmm wonder how that got there




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