Tesla Model S Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model S: Actuator - Pedestrian Protection - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Safety and Restraint / Actuator - Pedestrian Protection - LH (Remove and Replace)

Warning: If the 12V 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.

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

Note: This procedure does not currently apply to North American vehicles.

Removal

  1. Disconnect 12V power.
    • Rear wheel drive (RWD): Refer to procedure.
    • Dual Motor: Refer to procedure.
  2. Remove the LH underhood apron (refer to procedure).
  3. Remove the front wheel (refer to procedure).
  4. Loosen the rear portion of the front wheel arch liner to access the actuator harness. Note: It is not necessary to remove the entire front wheel arch liner.
  5. Disconnect the actuator harness.

    Actuator - Pedestrian Protection - LH (Remove and Replace)

  6. Remove the fir tree clip that secures the actuator harness.
  7. Lower the vehicle.
  8. Lift the cowl screen to access the actuator. Note: It is not necessary to remove the cowl screen.
  9. Release the bolts (x2) that secure the actuator to the shock tower (torque 11 Nm).

    Actuator - Pedestrian Protection - LH (Remove and Replace)

  10. Remove the actuator by lifting it up and guiding the harness through the hole near the shock tower.
Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:

  • When installing the bolts (x2) that secure the actuator to the shock tower, tighten the forward bolt first.
  • If the actuators deployed, remove and replace the pedestrian protection sensor (refer to procedure).
  • If the actuators deployed, remove and replace the hood hinges (refer to procedure).
  • If the actuators deployed, inspect the following for damage and replace as necessary:
    • Hood

    Note: Inspect for deformation in the plastic above the hood hinges, the surface above the hinges, and the surface above the striker.

    • Primary hood latch
    • Secondary hood latch
    • Hood striker
  • Use Toolbox to clear all DTCs.

    READ NEXT:

     Infotainment

     Instrument Cluster (Remove and Replace)

    Caution: Before beginning this procedure, prepare a protected surface to set instrument cluster on when it is removed, such as placing a fender cover, towel, or other soft material onto a

     Media Control Unit - Touch Screen (Remove and Replace)

    Backup Connect a laptop with Toolbox 2.0 or later to the vehicle. Select Panels > Gateway and Center Display > MCU Cloner. Click MCU Backup to backup the MCU files. If the

    SEE MORE:

     Brake Pads - Rear - Set (Remove and Replace)

    Warning: If the vehicle has air suspension, activate "Jack" mode on the touchscreen before raising and supporting the vehicle. Special tool required for this procedure: Supplier Part Number

     Pipe - Low Pressure - 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 retaining plate to chiller TXV (torque 12 Nm). Disconnect refrigerant

    © 2019-2024 Copyright www.tesms.org