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Old 02-24-15, 02:20 PM   #1
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Anyone else annoyed by the wheezing noise on his 2014 ES300H? It only happens when I let go off the gas pedal or breaking. Is there a way to rid of it?
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It could be your regenerative brakes, which is standard on the 300h. It's more of a whirl sound.
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It could be your regenerative brakes, which is standard on the 300h. It's more of a whirl sound.
Whirl or wheezing, it's pretty annoying, especially if no music playing in the car..
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Think of it as the sound of money being pumped back into your gas tank.
And, if it still annoys you, turn on some music.
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I don't know if it's because of winter or components being broken in, but I'm getting a slightly louder, harsher whine from the motors when coasting or accelerating gently. It can be a bit grating because the rest of the car is so quiet. The usual "whoooosh" during regen braking is still there and doesn't bother me.
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Think of it as the sound of money being pumped back into your gas tank.
And, if it still annoys you, turn on some music.
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Funny, I feel the same way $$$ .
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