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Does anyone notice a lot of clunking noise when driving on bumpy roads? I know people say, it's electric and quiet, so you hear more noises, but I've been driving Tesla's for the past 8 years and never had this much suspension noise. I'm curious if it's normal for every R1T or if I need to get it looked at. I already have a service appointment for some other things so I think I will add this to it, unless this is how all of them are.
 

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Yes, I find the R1T suspension to have lots of clunks. It's not the tonneau that I'm hearing. Definitely from the FRONT of the vehicle.

I can live with the clunky suspension. What is really getting on my nerves is the rattles in the interior. They're getting worse, too.
I think I've been ruined by driving Tesla's for the past 8 years. I've grown accustomed to interior rattles. It was a never-ending battle that I just gave up with after a while.

For the suspension, if it's normal, I'm fine with it, but to me, it sounds like the top hat bolts are loose or something.
 

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Mine makes some nice clunking going over speed bumps. I’ve read that it’s normal, but am dropping off next week for service to take a look. Figured it was worth documenting in case it’s a design that needs to be changed. At this point we are all beta-testers after all.
Same here. They have some paint defects, mis-aligned panels to try to fix, so I just asked them to add this to the list of things to look at.
 
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