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Rattling from dash AC fan

Callawayc7

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Oct 4, 2019
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California
I did when I first got the car but only when I turn the fan on to maximum. It sounds like the fan is hitting a flap of paper or something. However, it does seem to be quieter now. I never had it looked at by Tesla because I hardly ever use it, but now that it’s warming up I might be using the AC more so we’ll see if it’s better or worse.
 
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Mar 19, 2019
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It's not your fan. There are some QC stickers in the vent that become unstuck over time and flap around when you turn the AC on. All you need to do it pry up the wood/white dash trim to access this area. It's not worth taking to the SC for as this is a quick fix.
 
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Rippin1Gear

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Feb 7, 2020
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Well I finally solved the rattle on mine, took it to SC and they added sound deadening, did a few other things and said I was good. Week later had the driver side rattle again that I swear was coming from the dash... close but it was plastic steering column making the rattle.
Haven’t “fixed”’it yet since I was driving today and randomly grabbed it to find out that was the cause.
 

James88

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May 16, 2019
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Orlando, Fl
It's not your fan. There are some QC stickers in the vent that become unstuck over time and flap around when you turn the AC on. All you need to do it pry up the wood/white dash trim to access this area. It's not worth taking to the SC for as this is a quick fix.
I have a similar issue but only when i go over 70 in the highway it sounds like a rustle or flapping of some kind with the wind. I've looked everywhere! Any insight?
 

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