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Tesla Model S: Fan - Condenser - LH (Remove and Replace)

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

Removal

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

    Fan - Condenser - LH (Remove and Replace)

  4. Remove the nut that secures the air conditioning pipe to the condenser (torque 8 Nm).

    Fan - Condenser - LH (Remove and Replace)

  5. Disconnect the pipe and tie it aside. Caution: Plug pipe connections to prevent ingress of moisture or dirt. Caution: Lubricate new O-rings with clean refrigerant oil.
  6. Disconnect the fan motor electrical connector.
  7. Remove the bolts (x4) that secure the fan assembly to the condenser (torque 6 Nm).

    Fan - Condenser - LH (Remove and Replace)

  8. Carefully separate the fan housing from the condenser, and remove it from the vehicle.
  9. Remove any debris collected in the condenser and fan housing.
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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