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Tesla Model S: Knuckle - Suspension - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Suspension / Knuckle - Suspension - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove rear brake dust shield (refer to procedure)
  2. Remove nut and bolt securing toe link arm to knuckle (torque 130 Nm).
  3. Remove nut and bolt securing integral link to knuckle (torque 130 Nm).
  4. Remove nut and bolt securing lower control arm to knuckle (torque 190 Nm).
  5. Remove bolt securing upper suspension link to knuckle (torque 140 Nm).
  6. Remove nut and bolt securing air spring module to knuckle (torque 140 Nm).

    Knuckle - Suspension - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

  7. Remove suspension knuckle.
Installation

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

Caution: Ensure that the bolt that secures the spring assembly to the knuckle is inserted towards the rear of the vehicle; the head of the bolt faces the front of the vehicle and the nut is tightened at the rear.

Caution: Only fully tighten suspension nuts and bolts when the vehicle is on a 4-post lift and the suspension is in the ride height position.

Transfer vehicle to a 4 post lift and perform a 4 wheel alignment check (refer to procedure).

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