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Drive Unit Replacement

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by iridium, Oct 24, 2015.

  1. iridium

    iridium Member

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    Well, after 43k miles, my drive unit gave out. As always, Tesla service was awesome. The pulled the logs from the car, found the issue and swapped out mine for a loaner. The replacement was done the next day.

    One question I had is.. what exactly is part of the drive unit? Is it the motor? Gear assembly? More?
     
  2. David99

    David99 Active Member

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    It's the motor, the inverter and the reduction grears and differential. Actually I'm not sure the differential is part of it.
     

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