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Bizarre Noise Coming from the Wheels/Drivetrain?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Driving Dynamics' started by akotin, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. akotin

    akotin Member

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    Past few days have observed a noise coming from the back of my car that sounds kind of like a clunking noise. Metal on metal almost. Very bizarre. It is at speeds in the 25-40 mph range and is pretty erratic. Listen here. Called service and will likely have it taken in but wanted to see if anyone had any thoughts?
     
  2. Boludo

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    Just curious, does it happen upon hard acceleration?
     
  3. Daniel in SD

    Daniel in SD Well-Known Member

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    Probably not it but you should check your lug nut torque just to be sure. Could be a lose suspension bolt too. You should definitely take it in to be checked.
     
  4. akotin

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    No it does not as far as I can recall.
     
  5. akotin

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    Gotcha. I haven’t heard it the last 2 days lol. Unless it was something in my trunk (which I’m 99% sure it wasn’t because I moved any loose items) but I doubt that.
     
  6. akotin

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    This issue has been resolved. Funny enough I determined it to be my license plate holder hitting my trunk in the wind. Gotta be a new one! :)

    Mods, feel free to delete this thread!
     
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