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Tesla Model S: Module - HVAC Controller - RCCM (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2023) Service Manual / Electrical / Module - HVAC Controller - RCCM (Remove and Replace)


  1. Remove the IP carrier (refer to procedure).
  2. Disconnect the HVAC harness connector from the Remote Climate Control Module (RCCM).
  3. Remove the screws (x4) that secure the RCCM to the HVAC casing.

    Module - HVAC Controller - RCCM (Remove and Replace)

  4. Remove the RCCM from the HVAC mounting.

    Module - HVAC Controller - RCCM (Remove and Replace)


Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following: Use Toolbox to update or redeploy the firmware:

  • If the vehicle is not running the latest firmware, run the "Vehicle Firmware Update" procedure.
  • If the vehicle is running the latest firmware, run the "Firmware Redeploy" procedure.


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