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Noise akin to the idling noise in an ice vehicle

nishy1

Member
Aug 28, 2015
78
1
United States
I just recently noticed a noise in my new p90d that is akin to the idling noise in a gas car when you turn the Ac up. I can be at a stop sign and it feels like there is something working harder than normal. It might go away if I reduce Ac or get to a ground halt. Is that normal?
 

Ugliest1

S85: "Sparky"
Aug 19, 2013
1,401
1,645
Victoria BC Canada
It can sound embarrassingly similar to an old tired 4-banger that's running on 2 cylinders. I don't normally have that problem given my home climate, however during summer when in SoCal or Arizona... wow -- so much for "silent EVs".
 

Twiglett

Single pedal driver
Oct 3, 2014
2,825
2,734
Austin
its funny how you can now hear just how loud the AC is when there's no ICE to cover it up.
I often turn off the AC when going into parking garages because I hate the AC breaking the silence :)
 

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