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Clicking sound since 7.1

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Joetnr1, Jan 15, 2016.

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  1. Joetnr1

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    Since I've installed 7.1 I'm getting a random single click sound when I approach my car. It sounds like when the door handles present something clicks down in the battery area. Not sure if it's the car starting up but I find it strange that I didn't start hearing it until this update. Am I crazy?
     
  2. theslimshadyist

    theslimshadyist NashVegas!

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    Go view this thread and let us know if your issue is similar to what they are stating.

    Knocking in the Front
     
  3. Joetnr1

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    I got involved with this thread a bit but my sound seems to be coming from a different area from what they've described. Perhaps it's the same issue but the RW version.
     
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    theslimshadyist NashVegas!

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    Perhaps someone has reached out to Tesla to inform them of the issue and we will have some info available very soon.
     
  5. Todd Burch

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    Sounds like you're describing the sound of the battery contactor? Not new since 7.1, but wasn't sure how experienced you are with the car.
     
  6. Joetnr1

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    I've only had it a month but definitely never noticed it before couple days ago.
     

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