Cabin Ventilation Fan Noise

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Tom 2000
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Cabin Ventilation Fan Noise

Post by Tom 2000 » Sun May 13, 2018 11:31 pm

Am I alone in finding the fan/wind noise level high in the Macan? Especially noticeable now in warmer weather when the system has to work harder. It’s got to the point I take the a/c off Auto and keep the fan below level 3.
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Re: Cabin Ventilation Fan Noise

Post by Col Lamb » Mon May 14, 2018 6:41 am

Both my Macans had/have the same problem.

I do exactly the same, put it in manual control.
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Re: Cabin Ventilation Fan Noise

Post by MCDK » Mon May 14, 2018 7:56 am

Totally agree. Hate fan noise in a car. I generally work the temperatures down gradually so it doesn’t have to work too hard. We don’t generally have a problem with too much heat here in Northern Ireland lol.


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Re: Cabin Ventilation Fan Noise

Post by Makanik » Mon May 14, 2018 8:15 am

I agree it’s noisy.

You can change the air flow rate in settings, but even on the soft setting it’s still noisy.


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Re: Cabin Ventilation Fan Noise

Post by Tom 2000 » Mon May 14, 2018 8:19 am

Thats a conclusive result from a scientific poll.
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Re: Cabin Ventilation Fan Noise

Post by Mike and his Macan » Mon May 14, 2018 9:48 am

I haven’t noticed, to busy looking good with my arm out of the window!
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Re: Cabin Ventilation Fan Noise

Post by Tom 2000 » Mon May 14, 2018 9:50 am

Window noise is bad too but not as bad as my last Golf. That would have given concussion.
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Re: Cabin Ventilation Fan Noise

Post by Tim92gts » Mon May 14, 2018 9:52 am

Keep as many vents open as possible, fast air is intrinsically noisy.

I keep it on auto and the default speed for cooling is high but only ran for 20 seconds yesterday.
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Re: Cabin Ventilation Fan Noise

Post by Tom 2000 » Mon May 14, 2018 11:22 pm

I have reduced setting to Soft and will see what the missus says when she is next in car. It’s so distracting when she starts pressing buttons. KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF THE BUTTONS FFS.
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Re: Cabin Ventilation Fan Noise

Post by Nosmo » Thu May 17, 2018 8:26 am

Tim92gts wrote:
Mon May 14, 2018 9:52 am
Keep as many vents open as possible, fast air is intrinsically noisy.

I keep it on auto and the default speed for cooling is high but only ran for 20 seconds yesterday.
+1 - Especially the ones for the back seats. I have found that when you open those wide most of the wind noise disappears - as will the airflow / cooling power at the front.
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