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Tesla Model S: Door Assembly - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Closures / Door Assembly - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Position vehicle with clear access to door assembly.
  2. Remove sill panel trim (refer to procedure)
  3. Disconnect door harness connectors (x3) from dash wiring harness.
  4. Support door on stand. Caution: Take care not to damage component(s).
  5. Mark installed positions of hinge to 'A' pillar to aid installation.
  6. Remove bolts (x6) securing door hinges to body (torque 31 Nm).

    Note: Components have been removed in this graphic to aid clarity.

    Door Assembly - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

  7. With assistance release harness grommet from 'A' post.
  8. Carefully withdraw door wiring harness. Caution: Take care not to damage component(s).
  9. Remove door and position aside to prevent damage.

    Caution: Protect exterior paint surfaces during this procedure.

    Door Assembly - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

Installation
  1. Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:
  2. Install door and set hinges to witness marks. Check door alignment, adjust if required.

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