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dsulu

strange sound

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Hi Guys,

Was wondering if anyone has experienced the same thing. ( boxster 98)

After driving in 99+ temperature for a while, I would hear a buzzing sound coming from the front right area of the car, it seems to be coming from the radiator area.

This happens while the engine is running and whether the car is moving or not.

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Sounds like your radiator cooling fan motor is faulty or the fan blades are blocked / siezed. There are two fans (one @ each corner) which both should come on when you select the A/C.

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Thanks!

It seems that noise is done when I drove the car in the evening.

This will probably be intermittent for a while, until it gets worse.

I wonder if there is any write up the repair for this.

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HI Guys, Just a quick update.

So now the buzzing noise is coming from both front left AND right. ( it comes on when the engine is turned on) and it is very consistent. no longer intermittent.

I took out the radiator fan fuses c8 and c10. and started the engine. the noise is still there. ( wouldn't taking those fuses disable the fans?)

Do I need to look at some other problems?

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Loren,

AC is NOT on.

even w/ C8 & C10 fuses out, w/ the engine on. The buzzing sound is coming from both sides.

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Just got back.

I turned the key to the on position w/o starting the engine.

No buzzing sound.

It is buzzing (whatever it is) when the engine is on.

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