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Tesla Model S: Brake Caliper - Rear - Park Brake - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Brakes / Brake Caliper - Rear - Park Brake - LH (Remove and Replace)

Note: If the event of a stuck caliper or motor failure, refer to one of these procedures to release the caliper:

  • Rear Park Brake Caliper - Caliper Seized/Motor Failure - Release Caution: This method requires replacing the caliper after it has been released.
  • Park Brake Caliper - Release - Harness Tool - Through Calipers
  • Park Brake Caliper - Release - Harness Tool - Through ECU
Removal
  1. Remove the brake pads from the caliper (refer to procedure).
  2. Disconnect the electric parking brake caliper harness connector.

    Brake Caliper - Rear - Park Brake - LH (Remove and Replace)

  3. Remove and discard the bolts (x2) that secure the caliper to the knuckle (torque 57 Nm).

    Brake Caliper - Rear - Park Brake - LH (Remove and Replace)

  4. Remove the parking brake caliper.
Installation

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

  • Clean the affected areas before installation.
  • After connecting the electric parking brake caliper harness, wrap the connector seam with electrical tape to prevent dirt ingress.

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