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Tesla Model S: Latch - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Closures / Latch - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove the rear seat cushion frame (refer to procedure).
  2. Remove the rear sill trim panel (refer to procedure).
  3. Release the carpet and sound insulation from the rear seat mounting cross member to gain access to the latch manual release lever and cable.

    Latch - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

  4. Release the clip from the cross member and feed the cable through the opening.

    Latch - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

  5. Remove the screws (x2) that secure the latch to the C-Pillar (torque 10 Nm).

    Latch - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

  6. From inside the vehicle, disconnect the latch wiring, release the latch from the C-Pillar, then remove it from the opening.

    Latch - Door - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

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