It is normal for a Tesla to make a popping sound when charging, especially when supercharging or charging in cold weather. The popping sound is caused by the expansion and contraction of the metal components in the battery pack as it heats up or cools down. This is a harmless and normal occurrence.
Here are some additional things to know about the popping sound when charging a Tesla:
- The sound is usually more pronounced when the battery is cold and the car is being charged at a high rate.
- The sound may also be heard when the car is driving in cold weather and the battery is heating up.
- The sound is not harmful to the battery and does not indicate any problems with the car.
If you are concerned about the popping sound, you can always contact Tesla service for more information.
Here are some tips to reduce the popping sound when charging your Tesla:
- Avoid charging your Tesla in cold weather.
- If you must charge your Tesla in cold weather, try to do it at a lower rate.
- Allow the battery to warm up before driving in cold weather.
- Keep your Tesla’s software up to date. Tesla may release software updates that can help reduce the popping sound.
By following these tips, you can help reduce the popping sound when charging your Tesla and keep your car running smoothly.