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Tesla Model S: Antenna Amplifier - AM/FM and RKE (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Infotainment / Antenna Amplifier - AM/FM and RKE (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove the LH liftgate trim (refer to procedure).
  2. Remove the screw that secures the amplifier to the liftgate.
  3. Carefully disconnect the amplifier connector.
  4. Release the clip that secures the amplifier to the liftgate. Note: RH side shown.

    Antenna Amplifier - AM/FM and RKE (Remove and Replace)

  5. Carefully release the antenna lead from the glass connectors (x2) and the adhesive strip that secures the amplifier to the liftgate glazing antenna.

    Note: RH shown.

    Antenna Amplifier - AM/FM and RKE (Remove and Replace)

  6. Remove the component from the vehicle.
Installation

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

  1. Replace the adhesive strip if necessary. Note: Clean the affected areas before installation. Caution: Apply contact adhesive to mating faces if bond has been broken.
  2. Ensure all contacts are clean and bond to the surface mounted antenna.

Note: Listen for an audible click when connecting harness connectors.

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