Tesla Model S Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model S: Panel - Door Trim - LH - Front (Install)

Installation

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

Caution: Do not reuse the heart flex clips; they are one-time use only.

Vehicles with next generation seats: To secure the retention strap to the door, perform the following steps:

Caution: Do not reuse the retention strap; it is one-time use only.

  1. Fold the retention strap in half lengthwise. Feed the side of the strap with the 2 holes in between the inner and outer trim panels.

    Caution: Do not damage the weave on the strap.

    Panel - Door Trim - LH - Front (Install)

  2. Pull the bottom part of the strap through the hole, then route it through the slit in the upper part of the strap.

    Panel - Door Trim - LH - Front (Install)

  3. Fold the free end of the retention strap back onto itself so that the 2 holes align.

    Panel - Door Trim - LH - Front (Install)

  4. Align the holes in the strap with the hole in the upper rear section of the door frame, then loosely install a new rivet.

    Panel - Door Trim - LH - Front (Install)

  5. Use a rivet tool to secure the strap to the door panel.

Caution: Ensure that the rivet tool is perpendicular to the door panel to ensure that the rivet is installed correctly.

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