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Clicking noise under the glovebox

We have a 1994 chevrolet k1500. When you start the vehicle a clicking noise comes from under the glove box and clicks for about 2 minutes and stops. The noise will come back when you turn the truck off and click for about 2 minutes. Cant figure it out can someone help.

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  • garytammy Jul 13, 2009

    Everything seems to be working fine the a/c works great. The clicking is annoying.

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You may have a A/C,heater mode door actuator causing this. when this happens try all the different modes until it stops to see which one is causing this. I would start with temp. control first.

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It may be a relay clicking. You can test the relay with an ohmmeter or multi-tester. Have you noticed any components not working?

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I have the same problem and it is the recirculation mode actuator located just under the bottom of the glove box. There is a gear inside with a broken tooth, hence the clicking as the gear will not move past this point. You will need to replace this part to solve the problem, or unplugg it to make the clicking stop. Unplugging it will cause one of the air functions to not work properly.

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