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Tesla Model S: Back Plate - Door - Exterior Handle - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Closures / Back Plate - Door - Exterior Handle - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove door handle for access (refer to procedure)
  2. Position handle assembly on a soft working surface.
  3. Remove door handle rear seal.
  4. Remove screws (x4) securing handle grip backplate (torque 2 Nm).

    Back Plate - Door - Exterior Handle - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

  5. Remove handle.
Installation
  1. Install back plate starting with inner fixings first. Ensure the LED wiring is correctly routed to avoid chafing.
  2. Install the door handle back seal
  3. Check door handle for smooth operation.

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