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Old 12-10-2002, 11:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Chirping sound in a cold weather ?


Well, I'm wondering if anyone has the same problem that I'm having. It's hard to reproduce but in the cold weather (I'm talking in teens, or lower 20s) almost everytime I just start my car there is a chirping sound under the steering coloumn, close to the pedals.

I can't show it to the dealer because it only happens when I just started my car and about couple minutes, the chirping sound is gone. And to make matter worse, it's so erratic. Sometimes I didn't get the chirping to act up at all.

Well, thanks it advance, and hopefully someone can shed some light for me.

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Old 12-10-2002, 12:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds like the IC Cooling Fan. Had the same problem and dealer fixed under warranty. 0...


Sounds like the IC Cooling Fan. Had the same problem and dealer fixed under warranty. 02ML500.
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Old 12-10-2002, 05:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Sounds like the IC Cooling Fan. Had the same problem and dealer fixed under warranty. 0

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Sounds like the IC Cooling Fan. Had the same problem and dealer fixed under warranty. 02ML500.

It is a known problem and their is a bulletin out for it.

Ours was fixed under warranty also. They replcaed the fan and the motor.
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Old 12-10-2002, 06:31 PM   #4 (permalink)
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same problem

my wife told me about the problem, i thought she was hearing things. its getting cold here now and the chirping is happening. will call the dealer in the morning.
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Old 12-11-2002, 06:35 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I am on fan # 2! And I am out of warranty. Turn car off and then back on and it goes a...


I am on fan # 2! And I am out of warranty. Turn car off and then back on and it goes away.

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