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How do I disable the noisemaker in my Tesla Model 3

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Vern Iverson, Sep 23, 2019.

  1. Vern Iverson

    Vern Iverson New Member

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    Dose anyone have information on how to disable the forward moving noise maker? The reverse noise maker is fine because it's only used for short times while in reverse. Thank you.
     
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  2. traxila

    traxila Supporting Member

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    Would that be legal?
     
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  3. DopeGhoti

    DopeGhoti Active Member

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    The same speaker is used for both forward and reverse sounds, so if you disable it, it will be all or nothing.
     
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  4. Wennfred

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    Is it legal? The rest of us don’t have it.

    Fred
     
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    #5 cypho, Sep 23, 2019
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    I think there is 0 chance of getting at ticket just for having disabled the speaker.

    But if you go out of your way to disable the speaker, and run over a pedestrian you could get into trouble. You'll probably get in trouble for running over a pedestrian either way. But you might get into more trouble if you disabled a safety feature that could have prevented it.

    That said, if my car had this I would defiantly not bring it in to be fixed if the plug somehow became loose and fell out.
     
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  6. VT_EE

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    Perhaps a well place rat would kindly chew through the cable to the speaker. Maybe put some peanut butter on it.
     
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  7. Scrutmonkey

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    Wow, I had to look up the sounds and hear what there were. The reverse sounds reminds me of a UFO.
     
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    LOL !! Seriously though, just reach into the front wheelwells, squeeze the clothespins and remove the baseball cards. Job done !!
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  9. Wennfred

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    Is there a YouTube video on the new sound?
     
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    horrible
     
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  11. Wennfred

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    Thanks! Straight out of Mars!

    Fred
     
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    There was a recent episode of Adam Ruins Everything where they said people are rarely prosecuted for hitting a pedestrian unless they're drunk. It's usually deemed an accident or the fault of the pedestrian.

    That being said you could probably still get sued if the injured party actually knew you didn't have the noisemaker and should have.
     
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  13. Haxster

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    I'm not so much bothered by the noise makers outside of the car...
    it's the ones inside that can really be annoying.
     
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  14. VT_EE

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    I can only assume you have children :-D
     
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  15. DopeGhoti

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    Once you get FW10, I think you'll really like so-called Joe Mode.
     
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  16. jrcase

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    That sounds absolutely ridiculous. If mine had that I would trade it tomorrow.
     
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  17. VT_EE

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    Unfortunately, all EVs and plug-ins have noisemakers now. I'm hoping the flying car noise from the Jetsons becomes an option.
     
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  18. Dan203

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    It's silly and unnecessary but not that bad. You can barely hear it inside the car.
     
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  19. Haxster

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    Is it true that in Version 10, you'll be able to select the sound from a choice of:

    Cow bells
    Sleigh bells
    Harley motorcycle
    Mac Truck
    Bicycle bell
    Growling dog
    The theme from Jaws
    Jet engine
    "Watch Out... Watch Out..."
    Your own recording
     
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  20. VT_EE

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    The theme from Jaws would be soooo awesome. I would be laughing in every parking lot!
     
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