Tesla Model S Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model S: Braking and Stopping


 Braking Systems

WARNING: Properly functioning braking systems are critical to ensure safety. If you experience a problem with the brake pedal, brake calipers, or any component of a Model S braking system, c

 Regenerative Braking

Whenever Model S is moving and your foot is off the accelerator, regenerative braking slows down the vehicle and feeds any surplus power back to the Battery. By anticipating your stops and reducing

 Parking Brake

To engage the parking brake, touch Controls > Safety > Parking Brake. Follow the onscreen instructions. Use the touchscreen to manually release the parking brake (which also shifts Model S in


 Frame - Panoramic Roof Assembly (Remove and Replace) - Removal

Warning: To avoid personal injury, wear cut-resistant gloves when performing this operation. Special tools required for this procedure: Supplier Part Number Description

 Brake Pads - Park Brake - Set (Remove and Replace)

Note: In 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 (33051005) Caution: This method requires replacing the caliper after it has be

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