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Tesla Model S: 12V Positive Jump Post (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Electrical / 12V Positive Jump Post (Remove and Replace)

Warning: Before disconnecting the 12 volt power supply, ensure that driver's door window is fully open. Failure to follow this instruction could result in vehicle lockout.

Warning: If the 12 volt power supply is disconnected, do not attempt to open any doors with door glass in closed position. Failure to follow this instruction could result in door glass shatter.

Removal

  1. If the vehicle has a 1st generation front fascia applique (nosecone), remove the front underhood apron (refer to procedure). If the vehicle has a 2nd generation front fascia applique (nosecone), remove the applique (refer to procedure).
  2. Disconnect 12V power.
    • Rear wheel drive (RWD): Refer to procedure.
    • Dual Motor: Refer to procedure.
  3. Check for voltage at the jump post. Ensure the voltage is 0V.
  4. Release the nut that secures the electrical harness to the jump post (torque 6 Nm).

    12V Positive Jump Post (Remove and Replace)

  5. Release the nuts (x2) that secure the jump post to the bumper (torque 3 Nm).

    12V Positive Jump Post (Remove and Replace)

  6. Remove the jump post from the vehicle.
Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

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