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Tesla Model S: Fascia Assembly - Front (Remove and Install)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Body / Fascia Assembly - Front (Remove and Install)

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

Removal

  1. Remove the front underhood apron (refer to procedure).
  2. Remove the plastic rivets (x8) that secure the undershield to the chin spoiler.

    Fascia Assembly - Front (Remove and Install)

  3. Remove the screw that secures the fascia panel to the LH front fender (torque 1.5 Nm).

    Fascia Assembly - Front (Remove and Install)

  4. Remove the screw that secures the fascia panel to the RH front fender (torque 1.5 Nm).

    Fascia Assembly - Front (Remove and Install)

  5. Disconnect the fascia harness connector and release the clips (x3) that secure the fascia harness to the front fascia carrier.

    Fascia Assembly - Front (Remove and Install)

  6. Remove the bolts (x2) that secure the fascia and applique to the fascia carrier (torque 4 Nm).

    Fascia Assembly - Front (Remove and Install)

  7. Carefully release the fascia from the LH and RH fender bracket lugs (x2).

    Fascia Assembly - Front (Remove and Install)

  8. With assistance, release the fascia panel from the fascia carrier.
  9. Remove the fascia assembly.
  10. Remove any debris from the radiator and condensers.
Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following: If equipped, calibrate the front radar sensor (refer to procedure).

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