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engine buzz?

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by ajw, Oct 19, 2015.

  1. ajw

    ajw Member

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    I've had my S85 for a little over a year, and about have about 13,500 miles on it. Recently my engine has started making a buzzing sound, which sounds very similar to a cicada bug. It happens regularly, and is most noticeable at low speeds during light acceleration....like in a parking lot or neighborhood.
    Anyone else experience this 'cicada' buzzing....and possibly had it fixed? I have a service center appointment in about 2 weeks...but I'm mildly concerned that the techs will tell me it is 'normal' engine noise...or something like that.
    Thanks.
     
  2. jaguar36

    jaguar36 Member

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    Its a fairly common drive unit failure. The service center will replace it when it gets loud enough.
     
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