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 Post subject: Re: ALL POSTS - motor whine or "HUM" (Milling Sound)
PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:20 am 
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My warranty replacement DU took five weeks to obtain, and one day to swap.

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 Post subject: Re: ALL POSTS - motor whine or "HUM" (Milling Sound)
PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:30 pm 
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asavage wrote:
My warranty replacement DU took five weeks to obtain, and one day to swap.


I'm hoping to convince them to pre-order the parts, once we find out which parts. It's getting much louder, and range shorter, and now there's a deceleration vibration, but it's still driveable.


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 Post subject: Re: ALL POSTS - motor whine or "HUM" (Milling Sound)
PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:23 am 
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AgingHippie wrote:
asavage wrote:
My warranty replacement DU took five weeks to obtain, and one day to swap.


I'm hoping to convince them to pre-order the parts, once we find out which parts. It's getting much louder, and range shorter, and now there's a deceleration vibration, but it's still driveable.


The range shouldn’t change at all. If you’re referring to the GOM, yes, of course that changes.


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 Post subject: Re: ALL POSTS - motor whine or "HUM" (Milling Sound)
PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:29 am 
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I was able to drive mine during the five-week wait. My DU noise was fairly mild, though. Whether you can drive yours while until the parts arrive is your gamble. I doubt Toyota/Tesla care about any further damage that might me incurred to the existing DU, but it's possible the vehicle might decide to stop moving, and you'll have to decide if that's worth the impact to your lifestyle & scheduling.

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2014 Rav4 EV, Shoreline Blue Pearl, #2609, first use 04Jun2014, 49k miles (Aug2017), OpenEVSE 40A. First DU replacement May2018 59k.
2018 Model 3 LR AWD, blue
1999 E300 on B100 (sold Sep2018)
http://nissandiesel.dyndns.org


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 Post subject: Re: ALL POSTS - motor whine or "HUM" (Milling Sound)
PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:00 pm 
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It has now been 12 weeks since my motor was diagnosed, and I'm still waiting on Glendale Toyota.

The motor is starting to get pretty noisy, I need to get this resolved. I'm going to call them again this week. Past that, does anyone have suggestions on how to escalate this?

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 Post subject: Re: ALL POSTS - motor whine or "HUM" (Milling Sound)
PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:54 am 
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geo wrote:
It has now been 12 weeks since my motor was diagnosed, and I'm still waiting on Glendale Toyota.

The motor is starting to get pretty noisy, I need to get this resolved. I'm going to call them again this week. Past that, does anyone have suggestions on how to escalate this?

Open a case with the Toyota Customer Experience Center. 1-800-331-4331

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 Post subject: Re: ALL POSTS - motor whine or "HUM" (Milling Sound)
PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:03 am 
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Mine was almost a year. No harm to just keep driving.


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