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[VIDEO] Model 3 Squeaking steering at low speeds

besnova

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Nov 10, 2017
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Today my model 3 started making a squeaking sound when steering at low speeds. I notice this more at red lights making turns, parking, so maybe less than 5-10mph. The steering still feels normal and the sound is the same in both Comfort and Sport steering.

I'm going to schedule a visit to Tesla soon. I just don't want them to blame the painted calipers. I had them done over a month ago when I first got delivery and this just came up today. I'm hoping it can be an easy fix but wanted to know if anyone seen this or knows what it could be?

I have a a video:
 
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Ya it's the rubber boot in the upper control arms. If you are still under warranty have it replaced for free. If you are out of warranty there are some tricks to get rid of the squeaking at least for a while, and extend the life of the rubber boot. Check it out on Youtube, lots of videos on the topic.
 

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