Welcome to Tesla Motors Club
Discuss Tesla's Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, Cybertruck, Roadster and More.

Search results

  1. M

    2014 Model S Rhino Roof rack for sale $350

    Is this still available? Does it fit the 2013 MS?
  2. M

    Drive Unit Replacement Frequency?

    Is the milling sound like this? 2013 P85+ - original Drive Unit The online service rep immediately ordered a replacement DU. When I got to the Service Center, though, the Service Rep told me the guy who took it for a drive didn't think it wasn't loud enough, and that some milling sound is...
  3. M

    Milling sound: drive unit replaced

    And @aerodyne Mine is a new-to-me 2013 P85+, 8 year warranty good until December 2021. So I'm motivated to make sure it's replaced before the warranty is up. I recorded it and the online support immediately ordered a replacement DU. When I took it to the Service Center, though, I was told the...
  4. M

    What to do when Tesla refuses to make warranty repair

    Is there any way to find out what drive unit revision is currently in the car? I asked the Service Center to check, or at least to let me know if it had been replaced (I'm pretty sure the previous owner said it has not), but I'm not super confident they will tell me. Is there some app that...
  5. M

    Trying to get a replacement drive unit

    Can you share your audio file? I want to find out if the one I'm hearing is something to be worried about. Also @Joelgjr - is this a normal sound or not? Here's what mine sounds like:
  6. M

    Milling sound: drive unit replaced

    Mine has a whine too - do you have a recording I could listen to, to see if it's something I should worry about?
  7. M

    What to do when Tesla refuses to make warranty repair

    I know it's been a while, but do you have a recording of the sound it made? I sent in recordings, but the in-person engineer said it wasn't loud enough. I wonder if I can ask them to send it to higher-up engineers.
  8. M

    Rear Drive Unit full tear down explanation video

    Does anyone know how to find out what drive unit part number I have in my car? Is there software somewhere, or do I need to open things up to check?
  9. M

    Large Rear Drive Unit Replacement

    Do you mean they have identified likely vehicles for DU replacement? Because on the forums the problem seems to be endemic 2013 P85s (which I just got), so I'd like to know how to get my Service Center to check to make absolutely sure. That or learn the part numbers and check on the forum to...
  10. M

    Large Rear Drive Unit Replacement

    I did exactly the same thing, but they said it wasn't loud enough while they were sitting in the driver's seat. Could you share the audio so I can see if I need to be worried / go to a different Service Center?
  11. M

    2013 Model S DU replacement. Extra charges

    Do folks who have had theirs replaced have some audio recordings of the sound it made? I just got a 2013 P85+ and would like to check if the sounds I'm hearing are normal or not. The Service Center said they won't replace them, saying the sounds are not loud enough. I want to know because...
  12. M

    Fun sound from drive unit

    I'm curious what the sound was, since we have a 2013 P85+ - but it's not available on the link -- could you post it on youtube or something?
  13. M

    Drive units - motors. Chronology?

    I found these threads helpful: https://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/threads/drive-unit-replacement.98079/page-3 https://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/threads/2014-s85-getting-new-drive-unit.105841/ https://forums.tesla.com/discussion/76728/high-pitch-whine-noise
  14. M

    Drive Unit Replacement

    How can you find out what the old unit part number is? My DU is making sounds that I worry spell trouble, but the Tesla service people said they aren't loud enough. My warranty runs out at the end of the year, so I want to know whether the DU has already been replaced / is in the clear.

About Us

Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.

Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.