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Tesla Model S: A/C Refrigerant Recovery and Recharge (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2023) Service Manual / Thermal Management / A/C Refrigerant Recovery and Recharge (Remove and Replace)


 Set Up HVAC Machine

Warning: Servicing must only be performed by personnel familiar with both vehicle systems and the charging and testing equipment. Always read and understand the HVAC machine operator's man

 Recover Refrigerant and Verify Charge

Note: Before beginning this section, complete the "Set Up HVAC Machine" section. Connect a laptop with Toolbox to the vehicle. Remove the rear underhood apron (refer to procedure).

 AC Refrigerant Leak Detection

Recover refrigerant from the vehicle (refer to procedure), see section "Recover Refrigerant and Verify Charge"). Remove the underhood storage unit(refer to procedure). Release the bolt that se


 Installing ISOFIX (LATCH) Child Seats

Lower LATCH anchors are provided in the rear outboard seats. The anchors are located between the seat's back rest and rear cushion. The exact location of each anchor is identified by a child safety seat identification button, illustrated below. The button is located on the seat back, directly a

 Pipe - High Pressure - Sub-Cool Condenser to Chiller (Remove and Replace)

Removal Recover refrigerant from the vehicle (refer to procedure) Remove front skid plate (refer to procedure) Remove nut (x1) securing pipe to sub-cool condenser (torque 8 Nm). Remove nut (x1) securing pipe retaining plate to TXV (torque 12 Nm).

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