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Tesla Model S: Bash Plate - Front - Stamping (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Chassis / Bash Plate - Front - Stamping (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove the front aero shield panel (refer to procedure).
  2. Remove the bash plate extrusion (refer to procedure).
  3. Remove and discard the bolts (x2), shoulder washers (x2), and washers (x2) that secure the bash plate stamping to the front subframe skid plate (9 Nm).

    Bash Plate - Front - Stamping (Remove and Replace)

  4. Remove the bash plate stamping.
Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

Note: Use new hardware to install the bash plate stamping. Do not reuse any hardware.

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