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Disco3Ben
 


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squeaky gerbil behind the dash!

there is a very annoying squeak which seems to be somewhere behind the steering wheel area in the dash board.

I'm about to remove some trim panels to work on a few other bits so is there anywhere in particular that is known to be a squeak hots spot in there?

thanks very much
Ben
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Robbie
 


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Any chance the gerbil squeak is coming from the blower fan?

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Odd place to put a hamster wheel Laughing
  
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Disco3Ben
 


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I don't think its fan related, but will check.
if it is I'll pour some poison through the air vents Smile
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Squeaking suggests it is alive. Try tempting it out with a nice treat. Wink
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rrhool
 


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I have the same squeak. Have posted about it before, but no answers. Mine sounds like a dry speedo cable, if it had a speedo cable. Only happens after driving for more than 1/2 hour, and at speed over 40.

I keep threatening to take the lower dash panels off to look for it, but always forget when I get home Rolling Eyes
 Richard

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Robbie
 


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Grianaig wrote:
Squeaking suggests it is alive. Try tempting it out with a nice treat. Wink


You may need a ratchet spanner for access:

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Is the mouse there in case the user needs the 'pooter? Whistle Whistle

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Disco3Ben
 


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sadly not fan related - looking like the dash panels are coming off Smile
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Andy74
 


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watching this with interest as I have had a squeek which sounds like its below the steering wheel for about 9 months now. Have had trim off but can't locate it.
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