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Hi everybody, my first posting! I am a happy new I-PACE driver with the MY21. Beside that my 12V starter battery died after 3 weeks in a brand new car I am very happy. What a joy to drive says a long-term BMW driver ;-)

I just noticed a weird noise when accelerating or braking (or regenerative braking) It's not showing up when softly accelerating or braking. It is a very short cracking sound - not very loud but very noticeable. Best to test on a closed road from 0-10 km/h / 10-0 km/h aso.

I got no idea but thought it might be an issue connected with the load-change of the car, means when the car sinks a bit deeper in the front area or is raising up when accelerating. (Maybe something with the air-suspension system?) It's obviously nothing loose that goes back and forth inside the car since no noise shows up in curves or other situations. Anybody with the same issue and some tipps? My regenerative braking settings are set on high. Thanks for all inputs in advance!
 

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Mine happens this way as well, but not a huge concern as it was a known issue that I've seen elsewhere. Almost a mechanical-ly feeling noise, right? Little crunch?
 

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That's a great question. I haven't determined but being air suspension could make sense. Living in SF I notice it most when I'm NOT in one pedal mode and breaking downhill or uphill, never on level ground.
 

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You mean that is a normal behavior on most of the cars? I cannot imagine that this is the case. It is more like a short knocking sound somewhere in the front area
 

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it is stabilosator bush, its integrated with the bar and once is broken it will make that noise, you will neef to replace whole bar with 2 bushes. you can verify that by removing links and try to move bar up and down.
 

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Many thanks for that information! This sounds completely plausible. In the new year I will arrange an appointment with a larger dealer in my area and let him know where to look for. Strange that my I-pace with 1,000 miles has already a broken bush... :cautious: Many thanks again!
 
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