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Click when Turning Wheel with Turn Signal ON

Discussion in 'Model S' started by iffatall, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. iffatall

    iffatall Member

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    Every time I turn the turn indicator on, and begin to turn the steering wheel, I hear a faint click - as if the auto turning off of the indicator upon steering wheel returning to normal position just got engaged. Is this normal?
     
  2. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    jhs_7645 VIN: #3305

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    To expand a bit, every car does this to some extent or another, it’s just more audible in a car that’s as silent as the Model S. My ’68 Mustang has absolutely the loudest click you’ve ever heard… (you can even see the turn signal indicator jumping a bit when it clicks).
     
  4. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    I've yet to own a car that didn't make that sound.
     
  5. iffatall

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    That's cool then. Just wanted to make sure it wasn't only me. Thanks, everyone.
     
  6. tdelta1000

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    The sound generated when the turn signal indicator is disengaged and will return to it normal position when not in use( indicating a turn). P.S. sorry to beat the dead horse... :)
     
  7. Cattledog

    Cattledog Active Member

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    There were also some cars where the steering column was rubbing slightly on an adjacent piece of metal. Tesla put a shim in our car to fix it. Wasn't connected to turn signal for us.
     

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