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Kiatech, Kia Master Technician
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Experience:  30+ years experience,ASE certified,KIA certified Master Technician,Ford factory trained
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The account heater fan made a death rattle then quit

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The account heater fan made a death rattle then quit working
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: Behind the dash, drivers side
JA: What is the model/year of your Kia?
Customer: 2012 optima ex
JA: Are you fixing your Optima yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I'm trying to find out how difficult it is to get to it to replace ityself or if I would be better off to take it to the shop
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Cary York replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I’m Cary and I’ll be helping you today.
Please understand that I can't smell, hear, or touch the vehicle, so patience is appreciated. Before leaving the site make sure and leave me a rating. You can still reply to me as many times as needed, even after the rating..

Let me be sure I understand. The blower for the heater-A/C was making a noise then quit blowing completely?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Cary York replied 1 year ago.

Sounds like a bad blower motor. Would you like the instructions to replace it?