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Tesla Model S: Knee Air Bag - Front Passenger's (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Safety and Restraint / Knee Air Bag - Front Passenger's (Remove and Replace)

Warning: If the 12V power supply is disconnected, do not attempt to open any doors with door glass in closed position. Failure to follow this instruction could result in door glass shatter.

Note: Before disconnecting the 12V power supply, ensure that the driver's door window is fully open. Failure to follow this instruction could result in vehicle lockout.

Removal

  1. Open both front doors.
  2. Remove the RH footwell cover (refer to procedure).
  3. Disconnect 12V power.
    • Rear wheel drive (RWD): Refer to procedure.
    • Dual Motor: Refer to procedure.
  4. Remove the nuts (x2) that secure the passenger's knee airbag to the cross beam (torque 10 Nm).

    Knee Air Bag - Front Passenger's (Remove and Replace)

  5. Carefully lower the airbag and disconnect the airbag harness connection.

    Warning: To avoid personal injury, eye protection must be worn when performing this operation.

    Warning: Store the air bag module with the deployment side facing up. This will prevent it from being propelled if accidentally deployed, which might cause injury.

    Knee Air Bag - Front Passenger's (Remove and Replace)

  6. Remove the airbag from the vehicle.

    Knee Air Bag - Front Passenger's (Remove and Replace)

Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

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