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SOLVED! Vibration sound by rear view mirror

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by CactusOne, Nov 2, 2019.

  1. CactusOne

    CactusOne Member

    Feb 14, 2018
    Paradise Valley, Arizona
    I’ve had my Model 3 for over a year and every now and then I can hear a VERY annoying vibration sound coming from around the rear view mirror. Tesla even replaced the mirror once for me and it did not solve it.

    Turns out it was a SIMPLE fix. Apparently the airbag warning sticker behind the visor becomes “Tacky” depending on the temperature. It sticks to the headliner fabric as you drive making the annoying vibration sound.

    The Fix: I attacked a simple clear bumper pad behind the visor and now the vibration sound is GONE!

    Hope this helps someone else..
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  2. KenC

    KenC Active Member

    Sep 4, 2018
    Funny, sometimes I hear a sound up by the headliner, so I start pressing things, like the visors. And, that often stops the noise. I'll have to look closer to see if the tacky stickers are causing the problem.
  3. jkoya

    jkoya NA2 NSX

    Nov 21, 2018
    Northern CA
    Nice DIY fix !!!

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