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

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

Warning: If the vehicle has air suspension, activate "Jack" mode on the touchscreen before raising and supporting the vehicle.

Special tool(s) required for this procedure:

Supplier Part Number Description
Tesla 1082171-00-A S-hook
Removal
  1. Remove the electric parking brake caliper (refer to procedure).
  2. If the brake pads are being replaced, remove them from the caliper (refer to procedure). Note: If the pads are not being replaced, continue this procedure.
  3. Remove the bolts (x2) that secure the caliper to the knuckle (torque 120 Nm).

    Caution: The caliper must be supported to prevent damage to the brake line.

    Brake Rotor - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

  4. Release the caliper and use the S-hook to support it.
  5. Remove the screw that secures the brake rotor to the hub then remove the brake rotor (torque 17 Nm).

    Brake Rotor - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Installation

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

Caution: Ensure that the brake hose is aligned correctly, without excessive twists or bends.

  • Clean the mating surfaces of the hub and rotor.
  • Pump the brake pedal at least 5 times to set the pads against the brake rotor.

Warning: Always check that the brake pads are seated correctly before driving the vehicle.

  • Check for proper electronic park brake operation.

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