High pitched noise?

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ID31stDenmark
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Re: High pitched noise?

Post by ID31stDenmark » Sun Apr 25, 2021 8:16 am

I have the same.

Looking forward to the response you get from the dealer. I test-drove the ID.4 - That car does not have the high pitched sound.

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ID31stDenmark
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Re: High pitched noise?

Post by ID31stDenmark » Sun Apr 25, 2021 8:19 am

Any update on this Rob123?

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Re: High pitched noise?

Post by hungerdunger » Sun Apr 25, 2021 7:45 pm

I was given a courtesy ID.3 for a couple of hours last week. On the first journey I made with it, I noticed a high pitched tone. It wasn't continuous - the best way I can describe it is that someone was sending a morse code message very slowly. Is that what other people are experiencing?

I made a mental note to monitor it on the return journey to the dealer, but forgot all about it and didn't notice it at all, so in this car's case at least it 's intermittent, although quite annoying when I could hear it.
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Re: High pitched noise?

Post by bitmanEV » Mon Apr 26, 2021 7:38 am

Sounds much like the DC - AC inverter

You can possible hear the same sound with High Rapid chargers 150kW and up
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Re: High pitched noise?

Post by larsbloch » Tue May 25, 2021 9:26 pm

@Rob123

Any update. Im thinking of driving past a dealer sometime soon. Any information about this problem is welcome

joeberg1
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Re: High pitched noise?

Post by joeberg1 » Wed Jun 02, 2021 2:23 pm

Hi,

I had mine in to locate the problem. But only “youngish” people can actually hear the noise.

If you want to hear it clearly do the following:
- turn off all AC/climate
- put car in drive and have “auto hold” on
- have all music off
- slowly press the accelerator... then listen to the sound coming when you just pressed the pedal 1 cm

I do have a recording of the noise isolated. Then you can all hear it clearly. Just not sure how to share.

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Re: High pitched noise?

Post by Higgy » Wed Jun 02, 2021 2:31 pm

I have driven three ID3s (two test drives in a Max and Life, and my own Life) and noticed the high pitched noise in my Life test drive.

Must be a hardware issue that only affects some cars. It was definitely high pitched enough that older people might not hear it, but it was a VERY annoying continuous whine and I would be rejecting a car if it was making that sound constantly. Fortunately I knew from my first test drive that this was not normal, and (fingers crossed....) mine doesn't make this noise

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Re: High pitched noise?

Post by joeberg1 » Wed Jun 02, 2021 2:51 pm

Sadly I think you will notice it in your new one as well. In process of elimination VW let me try three different ID3’s and they all had that noise.

Having said that I really do hope you get a car without it since that will give hope of them fixing it.

I will see if I can post a link to the isolated sound file of the noise.

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