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Tesla Model S: Cable - Latch - Hood - LH (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Closures / Cable - Latch - Hood - LH (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove the underhood storage unit (refer to procedure).
  2. Release the rear cable from the latch assembly.

    Note: If performing this procedure on the RH side, release the front cable.

    Cable - Latch - Hood - LH (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

  3. Release the clip that secures the cable to the front carrier.

    Cable - Latch - Hood - LH (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

  4. Release the clip that secures the cable spring assembly to the front carrier.

    Note: The RH actuator does not have a cable spring assembly.

    Cable - Latch - Hood - LH (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

  5. Release the cable from the cable abutment bracket.
  6. Release the cable from the actuator.
  7. Remove the cable from the vehicle.
Installation

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

Note: Ensure that the hood functions properly.

Install the clip that secures the front carrier approximately 20 mm outboard of the hole in the front of the carrier.

Cable - Latch - Hood - LH (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

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