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Tesla Model S: Reservoir - Master Cylinder (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Brakes / Reservoir - Master Cylinder (Remove and Replace)


  1. Remove the master cylinder and reservoir assembly (refer to procedure).
  2. Release the reservoir to master cylinder fixing lugs (x4).
  3. Release the reservoir from the master cylinder connections (x2). Note: Place suitable absorbent material around the affected area to absorb any possible fluid spillage.
  4. Remove and discard the seals (x2) from the master cylinder.

    Caution: Replace the master cylinder seals.

    Reservoir - Master Cylinder (Remove and Replace)


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

Warning: Only use cleaning agents and solvents in a well-ventilated area.

Note: Clean the affected areas before installation. Bleed the brakes (refer to procedure).


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