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I recently purchased a chevy tahoe, and im noticing when its…

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I recently purchased a...

I recently purchased a chevy tahoe, and im noticing when its cold out I hear a whining noise from the center console uopn openng the door. Ive been told this may be the hard drive for the navigation system

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Tahoe?

2015

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Tahoe yourself? What have you tried so far?

No it just started a few days ago, did some research to try and find out what it is and what to do. It goes away after the care is warmed up

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

Yes, this noise starts before the I even put the key in the ignition. You can hear it as soon as the doors open

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No thats it

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GM Mechanic: Jerry Newton, GMC Technician replied 3 months ago
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I've done some research on this, and there is no bulletin or any documents from GM that discuss this noise. I have a 2015 truck myself, with the navigation radio, and I've never heard mine make any noise. The memory for the NAV doesn't use a spinning hard drive, it uses solid state memory, so that's out.

Do you have any discs in the media player? I have heard this noise from the CD player before, but if you have no disc in there, it shouldn't start spinning.

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