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Tesla Model S: Condenser - Sub-cool (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Thermal Management / Condenser - Sub-cool (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Recover refrigerant from the vehicle (refer to procedure)
  2. Remove front aero shield panel (refer to procedure)
  3. Remove front RH wheel arch liner (refer to procedure)
  4. Remove bolts (x2) securing front bumper panel support bar and remove (torque 11 Nm).

    Condenser - Sub-cool (Remove and Replace)

  5. Remove nuts (x2) securing two air conditioning pipes (inboard) to condenser (torque 8 Nm).

    Condenser - Sub-cool (Remove and Replace)

  6. Release pipes and tie aside. Caution: Plug pipe connections to prevent ingress of moisture or dirt. Caution: Remove and discard O-rings.
  7. Disconnect condenser fan motor connector.
  8. Remove screws (x4) securing condenser mounting clamps (torque 3 Nm).

    Condenser - Sub-cool (Remove and Replace)

  9. Release condenser from lower mounting and collect clamps.
  10. Release condenser from upper mounting and remove assembly from vehicle. Caution: Exercise care when removing condenser to avoid damage.
  11. Remove bolts (x4) securing fan motor assembly to condenser and separate from fan assembly (torque 6 Nm).

    Condenser - Sub-cool (Remove and Replace)

Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

Note: Clean the affected areas before installation.

Caution: Lubricate new O-rings with clean refrigerant oil.

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