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I have a 2001 Crown Vic. LX. Sometimes I hear a humming noise. It happens after the car is warmed up, and can happen stopped or moving, in gear or neutral. It's not all the time either, just once in

I've turned off the heater, and it still hums, so not that fan. It never happens long enough for me to pull over and hunt the noise down under the hood.

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There is a chance it could be the small electric motor for the fan for the radiator that hides inside the shroud for the radiator. To replace it, you have to take the shroud off the radiator. When you do that, the fan comes out with it because the fan is a part of that shroud. This fan motor is powered by the battery or generator (electrical system). It operates off of electrical power from the car. Anytime you run the engine, the radiator fan which only runs on electriticy, runs when the sensors tell it to run. That's what I'd check out first. If that is what is making the noise, it's probably a fan bearing from the small fan motor that could be bad. If the bearing is bad it will just seige up and the electic motor won't run and the radiator will nolonger cool the engine. If you have a bad fan motor, eventually you won't be able to drive the car. In order to get the motor, you might have to buy the the fan motor, the fan and the shroud all in one piece. You might want to look on Amazon or Ford to see what the part looks like and also on You Tube to see if there is a do it yourself video on the procedure of replacing this all in one piece part of the fan, the shroud and the fan motor. Then if you take it to the dealer or a shop you might have an idea of what they have to do.

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SOURCE: heater fan blowing intermittently or not at all

Most likely it does, if you can hit the motor and it will run. I can't say for sure but you might want to chk. to see if you got a heater blower motor resister. There located (if its got one) around the heater motor and it controls blower speeds, might be worth checking out.

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SOURCE: 2001 Crown vic LX Sport..Blower motor inop car has

The blower motor might be bad,turn it on,high blower,and bump the blower motor body with the palm of your hand,if it starts to run,or tries to run,then replace the blower motor.

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