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Tesla Model S: Chin Spoiler Assembly (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2023) Service Manual / Body / Chin Spoiler Assembly (Remove and Replace)

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

  1. Remove the front fascia refer to procedure.
  2. Remove the ankle catcher foam, if equipped.

    Chin Spoiler Assembly (Remove and Replace)

  3. Disconnect the motorized vent harness connectors from the LH and RH vents.

    Chin Spoiler Assembly (Remove and Replace)

  4. Remove the screws (x3) that secure the vent to the fog lamp and front fascia assembly (torque 1 Nm), then remove the vents.

    Chin Spoiler Assembly (Remove and Replace)

  5. Disconnect the electrical harness from the LH and RH fog lamps.
  6. Remove the fasteners (x4) that secure the fog lamps to the vehicle, then remove the the fog lights.

    Chin Spoiler Assembly (Remove and Replace)

  7. Remove the screws (x2) that secure the chin spoiler to the fascia.
  8. Release the clips (x13) that secure the chin spoiler to the front fascia.

    Chin Spoiler Assembly (Remove and Replace)

  9. Remove the chin spoiler from the fascia.
Installation Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

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