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Tesla Model S: Cable - Cinching (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Closures / Cable - Cinching (Remove and Replace)


  1. Remove cinch actuator from liftgate (refer to procedure)
  2. Disconnect cinch cable from latch assembly.

    Cable - Cinching (Remove and Replace)

  3. Remove cinch cable from liftgate.

    Cable - Cinching (Remove and Replace)


Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.


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