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    Control Arm Safety Issue

    So I have been reading about safety issues with the control arm on some of these vehicles, because mine just completely fell apart. I have had the car for a while - 2015 Model S P85D and I bought it used in 2017, but never has anything happened to me in a car before even an older one. I was...
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    Cracking noise around front left wheel (with video), SC says normal trim noise?

    Hi: My 2019 M3 AWD is developing a disturbing cracking sound around front left wheel / fronk / suspension area. I've been having this concern over the last half year, went to service center twice, and they said it's "normal interior trim noise as vehicle gets older". I've attached a short video...
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    Control Arm backorder

    My Model 3 Tesla unfortunates started making that horrendous creaking noise and I requested service about 2 months ago. They keep pushing back my appointment because the control arm is on backorder. They keep telling me that it’s safe to drive. I hate driving it because it has gotten so loud and...
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    Control Arm Replacement with Aftermarket Suspension

    Hello everyone, My 2020 M3 recently began squeaking around the front passenger side. It seems to be the common control arm issue. I made a service request with Tesla and since I have an after market air suspension, the cost will be out of pocket. They are willing to replace the arms regardless...
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    Strutmasters Control Arms

    My front control arm bushings are starting to go out on my 2014 MS, so I started looking around for replacements. Through Tesla, I am looking at just over $1500 in parts for all 6 pieces. I ran across a site called Strutmasters where the same parts with shipping are only $760. Has anyone here...
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    FS: Model 3 2020 Part Out -- Mirror Caps, OEM Rear Camber Arms, MPP FLCA

    Hey all, Selling my car so I have a few parts for sale. Located in Bay Area (Milpitas, San Jose, Fremont) All items are cash OBO local, prefer not to ship but if I have to then Zelle/Paypal preferred with flat rate shipping cost. Both mirror caps and MPP FLCA are brand new, open box and...
  7. J

    Newbie Tesla 2013 P85 Owner Here... Welcome all the advice from the Tesla Community.

    Hi everyone! In March 2021, I just bought a used 2013 Tesla S P85, with only 41kms on it. Very excited to be a Tesla owner! Huge fan/supporter of Tesla, SpaceX, Elon Musk. Glad to join this community, welcome all your input/feedback. I had the following issues right when I bought the...
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    Metal popping noises after control arm replacement

    2018 Model 3, LR dual motor. I recently went to a SC to get a control arm replaced. Shortly after the replacement, a new noise emerged. When driving up a driveway (and first pulling onto a steeper grade), a metal 'pop' sound occurs under the front floorboards. The noise can be felt, but is...
  9. EVTuning

    Vendor EV Tuning Adjustable Rear Control Arms Now Available!

    We have put together a comprehensive product line of adjustable rear control arms to help both with unsprung weight and give you the adjustability that wasn't available from the factory. The arms are available separately or save by buying them as a set! They come with 7075 Aluminum adjuster...
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    Lower Control Arm Failure

    I have a 2017 Model S. Yesterday, when I was backing up slowly in a parking lot, I heard a loud crunching, scraping sound, and then my front right wheel "fell off." Taking a closer look, it appears that the lower control arm sheered off from the wheel assembly (see pics). I didn't hit anything...
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    Another front suspension control arm failure

    Reversing out of a parking space we heard a very loud sound followed by a grinding/scraping noise from the front right. At first we thought we'd run over something, but there was nothing under or anywhere near the car. Moving the car forwards, the car felt like it first jacked up a bit on the...

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