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What do you hear ?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by DJ 240V, Jan 8, 2017.

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  1. DJ 240V

    DJ 240V Member

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    When you are sitting in the car in a completely quite environment what do you hear ?

    My HW2 MS
    - slight hum / whirring from the computer.
    - more annoying/bordering on errie is a light click that comes from left and right (speakers ? )

    Tic tick
    Tic tick....
    Tic tick ...

    Forever ...!!!!


    Does anyone know what this is !?


    Of course there are louder greeting sounds as you walk towards the car. I was also alarmed at how loud a model x was at a super charger . Something near the frunk had a fairly loud humming ...

    Also when a software update happens the car runs tons of self diagnostic - then you can hear all the individual motors fire up one after the other - that's pretty cool.

    Please share your sounds.
     
  2. Missile Toad

    Missile Toad Member

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    da Thump
    da Thump
    da Thump

    Forever ...!!!
    I'm pretty sure its my heart beating.
     
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  3. andrewket

    andrewket Well-Known Member

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    If i recall correctly it's a sync pulse that is unfortunately being picked up and amplified by the stereo's amps. I don't believe there is a fix other than turn on some music.
     
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  4. DJ 240V

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    You need to get a silencer :p
     
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  5. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    I've never heard the clicking.

    The loud sound when supercharging are the fans and coolant keeping the battery cool. It's amazingly loud. Same on super hot days with the A/C at full blast.

    I always find it funny when I go in the garage and the car is doing its diagnostics. All the whirring, humming, clicking...
     

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