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Vibration while at a red light.

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Darthbenji, Jul 2, 2018.

  1. Darthbenji

    Darthbenji Member

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    I’m not sure I’ll explain this well but here goes.

    Sometimes when I’m waiting at a red light I feel a vibration that last about a second. Almost like a quick rev you’d get in an ICE car. Does the model 3 have something that kicks on to cool the battery? The AC was going and were in a heat wave here in Toronto.
     
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    It’s almost like a whir and a slight shudder. Just went into the car to grab something and the AC kicked on as usual and it did it. Is this normal?
     
  3. albtrssp

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    I've had the same thing happen and was wondering about it. Just picked the car up today, so I'm not sure if it's normal either.
     
  4. Hkbruin

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    My guess it is probably the compressor for the AC.
     
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  5. cizUK

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    And then you wake up and realise you're still in your ICE?:D;)
     
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  6. Darthbenji

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    Aaakkkkkk!!!
     
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    Yeah - this.
     
  8. Darthbenji

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    Ok good!
     
  9. MacGreiner

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    Check out the parallel discussion on compressor vibration going on in another thread.
     
  10. clostridium

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    Sounds like the idle speed of your Model 3 needs to be adjusted ;)
     

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