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Tesla Model S: Hinge - Hood - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Closures / Hinge - Hood - LH (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove the hood assembly (refer to procedure).
  2. Mark the installed position of the hinge to the hood.
  3. Remove the nuts (x2 or x3) that secure the LH hinge to the hood (torque 24 Nm).

    Caution: Protect exterior paint work from possible damage during this procedure.

    Hinge - Hood - LH (Remove and Replace) Hinge - Hood - LH (Remove and Replace)

  4. Remove LH hood hinge.

    Hinge - Hood - LH (Remove and Replace)

Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:

Note: Clean the affected areas before installation.

Caution: Replace all nylon-insert locknuts.

  • Install the hood hinge to the previously marked position.

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