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2000 Toyota Sienna Question: what is brown "stuff" coming out of front center vent? falls apart when touched

 

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spart, 3.0L V6, Grundy Center, IA, September 01, 2012, 11:55
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this brown 'stuff' looks a little like insulation of some sort. also when fan is on high, there is a loud humming noise/vibration with ac or heat. noise seems to be up front on passenger side. sounds like coming from under dash. ??

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    September 01, 2012, 15:57
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    MICE HAVE BUILT A NEST IN BLOWER HOUSING NEED TO CLEAN IT OUT.
    PROB. NEED MECHANIC. THIS HAPPENS A LOT TO MANY AUTOS.
    SEE IT OFTEN IN THE SHOP. WITH FOREIGN MATTER IN FAN BLOWER WHEEL
    WILL HUM AND VIBRATE WHILE PUSHING STUFF OUT HEAT/AC DUCTS.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (14194 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper September 01, 2012, 17:21
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    or foam on duct connrction is starting to fall apart

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