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Tesla Model S: Actuator - Latch - Hood - LH (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Closures / Actuator - Latch - Hood - LH (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)


  1. Remove the ankle catcher (refer to procedure).
  2. Remove the LH and RH condenser ducts (refer to procedure).
  3. Remove the plastic rivets (x3) that secure the center louver assembly.

    Note: The following image shows the center louver assembly from the rear.

    Actuator - Latch - Hood - LH (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

  4. Carefully release the radiator assembly and let it hang down. Note: This allows access to the screws (x2) that secure the actuator.
  5. Remove the hood latch cable (refer to procedure).
  6. Disconnect the electrical connector from the actuator.

    Actuator - Latch - Hood - LH (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

  7. Remove the screws (x2) that secure the actuator (torque 2.5 Nm).

    Actuator - Latch - Hood - LH (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

  8. Remove the actuator from the vehicle.

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.


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