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Tesla Model S: Media Control Unit - Touch Screen (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Infotainment / Media Control Unit - Touch Screen (Remove and Replace)

Backup

  1. Connect a laptop with Toolbox 2.0 or later to the vehicle.
  2. Select Panels > Gateway and Center Display > MCU Cloner.
  3. Click MCU Backup to backup the MCU files.
  4. If the backup is successful, click MCU Disable to disable the MCU. If the backup was not successful, contact Service Engineering.

Caution: Do not disable the MCU if the backup was not successful.

Removal
  1. Remove the MCU/touch screen (refer to procedure).
  2. Remove the touch screen surround trim (refer to procedure).
Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal. Restore

  1. Connect a laptop with Toolbox 2.0 or later to the vehicle.
  2. Select Panels > Gateway and Center Display > MCU Cloner.
  3. Click MCU Restore to restore the MCU files.
  4. Update the vehicle firmware.

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