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Tesla Model S: Latch - Hood (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Closures / Latch - Hood (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove the front underhood apron (refer to procedure).
  2. Remove the front fascia applique (refer to procedure).
  3. Disconnect the harness from the LH side of the latch.

    Latch - Hood (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

  4. Remove the bolts (x2) that secure the latch to the crossmember (torque 10 Nm).

    Note: Image shown with harness connected.

    Latch - Hood (Dual Motor) (Remove and Replace)

  5. Carefully lift the latch assembly and disconnect the hood latch cables (x2).
  6. Remove the latch assembly from the vehicle.
Installation

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

  • Apply approximately 0.1 grams of RheoGel TEK676 grease to both of the areas shown.
    Front latch Rear latch

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