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"Swoosh" sound on deceleration

Mon May 03, 2021 6:58 am

2017 eGolf;

Semi-regularly, when letting go of the accelerator, there is a soft "swooosh" sound emanating from the front (motor compartment?). No driveability issues, no codes. More common when accelerator was depressed for a few seconds, then let go, as opposed to rapid movement.
Some sort of servo or controller noise?

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Re: "Swoosh" sound on deceleration

Mon May 03, 2021 9:28 am

Hard to know. Could be the motor. There are also pumps for the cooling system that make a tiny bit of noise. I do not think there is a reason to worry. Maybe record the sound?
2017 e-Golf LE, Multi Coat White with Black Vegan Leather interior

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