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Updated or defective Horn?

bmc

Member
Jul 15, 2015
39
6
Northern Virginia
I have a 70D, production date 8/2015.
The horn I have is a single tone instead of a dual tone. To me, it sounds a bit weak.

It sounds like in the past the horn has been a standard dual tone horn. Can anyone else with a recent build confirm that this is an update or is mine defective?

I found a youtube clip:
Tesla Test Drive - YouTube

My horn definitely doesn't sound like that.
 

MsElectric

Active Member
Oct 11, 2014
1,604
18
New York
I have a 70D, production date 8/2015.
The horn I have is a single tone instead of a dual tone. To me, it sounds a bit weak.

It sounds like in the past the horn has been a standard dual tone horn. Can anyone else with a recent build confirm that this is an update or is mine defective?

I found a youtube clip:
Tesla Test Drive - YouTube

My horn definitely doesn't sound like that.

Post a clip for us. Given I'd expect them to source a good quality two-tone horn.

A loud and authoritative horn is a huge safety feature. I've avoided accidents by using the horn at the right time to let someone know there is another car where they intend to be...
 

joer00

Member
Jan 26, 2013
335
64
Tampa
Post a clip for us. Given I'd expect them to source a good quality two-tone horn.

A loud and authoritative horn is a huge safety feature. I've avoided accidents by using the horn at the right time to let someone know there is another car where they intend to be...


Make sure you got no water in. Mine sounded like a rooster screaming under water and had to be replaced.
 

taurusking

Member
Jul 12, 2014
885
43
East Texas
You have exactly the same problem I had with my car...I felt embarrassed to honk because it sounded so weird...Call your service center and they will replace it.

Cut and Paste from Tesla service invoice:


Concern: Customer noted that the horn does not work

Pay Type: Warranty

Corrections: Exterior Lights & Lamp; Horn General Diagnosis: Horn is inoperative, driver side, low tone.Corrrections: HornDrivers side horn inoperative. replaced horn. operating as designed.

Part Quantity HORN - ELECTRICAL, 12V, 410 Hz (1024910-00-C)
 
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