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Old 08-26-2009, 10:57 PM   #1
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I have a 2001 Bonneville.
While driving Monday, out of the blue, my passenger side behind the glove box started to make a horribly loud noise accompanied with the entire car shuddering. I've since figured out that the problem is with the heating and A/C fan.

Today, Wednesday, I turn on the fan and my car smells of death. When I open the glove box, I found a mouse nest. I'm pretty sure I sucked up a mouse in the air recirculation system and it'* dead in my air system causing the shudder and noise.

Sound plausible? If so, I can't figure out for the life of me how to get to the fan. I took out the glove box lining and found nothing that appears to be a reasonable access to the fan. I checked under the hood under the Cabin Air Filter and I see nothing.

Any ideas?

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I feel bad for you having to clean that mess up
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Mice can get in threw the smallest of holes. A coworker found a mouse had made a nest in a cylinder of the engine of his 69 charger.
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Pull the hush panel under the dashboard down. The fan is located and accessible from there.

When you finish up, want to come clean the mouse next outta mine? Just a nest, no death.
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I somehow had a mouse in my headliner and it chewed through my hardwired radar detector power plug. never even heard of a mouse getting above the headliner
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I had them making the nest in top of the cabin filter. I would take off the plastic 3800 cover on you engine and I bet you got a nest. Mine was full of nuts and every time you open the hood you can hear the nuts moving from the under side of it. I have to leave the plastic off. I was told to tie a couple Dounty Fabric sheets around the engine bay and so far no mouse
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When you finish up, want to come clean the mouse next outta mine? Just a nest, no death.
Bill why don't you get your cat on the job? Is it afraid of mice?
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Because..he hunts mice..not mouse crap.
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