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Tire Noise

Hi All...

I am hoping y'all can help me out...I have a 2021 Y with a little under 10K miles. I was in the drive through at Starbucks and noticed a noise when I had my driver side window down, when I started moving...it sounded like tiny pebbles. As soon as I got home, I had a friend take a video, so I can send to Tesla. I am hoping the YouTube video will help with the noise description. Tire Noise the noise is coming from the drivers front and back tire and only the back left passenger tire :oops:

I did reach out to Tesla Service today and this is what I was told..."This is a normal characteristic of the hub caps that come with the vehicle. The noise should go away over time once they “wear-in”. Here is another option if you would like:Model Y Gemini Wheel Cap Kit. These would replace the hub caps completely and change the look of the wheels.

Please feel free to reach out if you should have any other questions/concerns.

Has anyone else had this issue? If so, what did you do to rectify it?

Many thanks!
 
That sounds awful. Sorry. I don’t think that is normal. Could be just a loose hub cap? I don’t think there’s anything wrong with the car itself. Just the wheel luckily.
Thank you for reaching out MatildaModelY. I think Tesla's response is bogus personally...I am going to check out YouTube and see if I can figure out how to remove the wheel cover myself... 👩‍🔧
 

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