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Noises While Charging

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by MDMGSO47, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. MDMGSO47

    MDMGSO47 Member

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    Our S70 has started making noises while charging. Sometimes it sounds like a fan noise in the front of the car. Once when the inside of the garage was warm (around 90 degrees), the interior air conditioner was actually running although it had not been turned on with the remote app. I know the car regulates the battery temperature while charging, but running the interior air conditioner seems a bit strange to me. Is my car Christine's (out of the Stephen King novel) relative? Come to think of it, that is entirely possible since it has auto pilot, self parking and summons? :eek::oops:
     
  2. Max*

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    Do you have "smart" preconditioning on?

    Hint: it's not very smart.
     
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    That is normal. The car does use the actual air conditioner to cool the battery pack coolant liquid.
     
  4. MDMGSO47

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    Nope.
     
  5. Ormond

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    My X (new owner) is running a fan while charging, so I'm comforted by this topic.
     
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    It's normal. The battery adjusts its temperature during charging, you'll hear the occasional fan noise and liquid gurgles.
    At the end of a long supercharge the fan can get quite loud.
     
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