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Rat nest in engine blower motor real loud, almost 300k

Customer Question

rat nest in engine blower motor real loud
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?
Customer: almost 300k ..auto 2003 trailblazer
JA: Are you fixing your Trailblazer yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes ...just trying to figure how to remove blower motor to clean out
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: how do rats get inside
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  AZTechBrian replied 6 months ago.

Hi. Are you talking about the blower motor assembly for the heating and air conditioning?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
blower is loud in all seeds....smells like rat piss and some debris came out of the duct
Expert:  AZTechBrian replied 6 months ago.

Ok. I have encountered that before. Those mice can get in anywhere it seems. Hate them! Let me get you the procedure to remove the blower motor.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
rats chewed away almost all of the hood insulation.. huge nest on top on engine.. killed four..
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
you there?
Expert:  AZTechBrian replied 6 months ago.

Here's the procedure to remove the blower motor. It's on the passenger side under the dash. Hopefully they didn't damage any wiring.

BLOWER MOTOR

Expert:  AZTechBrian replied 6 months ago.

Please let me know if you need anything else. I want to make sure you got what you needed.