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Tesla Model S: Seal - Body - Side - Front - Primary - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2023) Service Manual / Closures / Seal - Body - Side - Front - Primary - LH (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove the 'B' post upper trim (refer to procedure).
  2. Release the clips (x3) that secure the leading edge of the seal to the body. Caution: Take care not to damage component(s). Caution: Protect exterior paint surfaces during this procedure. Note: Components have been removed in this graphic to aid clarity.
  3. Release the clips (x2) that secure the upper trailing edge of the seal to the body.
  4. Carefully release the seal from the rocker panel and work towards the upper section of the seal.
  5. Release the remaining seal from the brightwork.

    Seal - Body - Side - Front - Primary - LH (Remove and Replace)

  6. Remove the seal.

    Seal - Body - Side - Front - Primary - LH (Remove and Replace)

Installation

Locate the seal end stop into the brightwork, and then install the clips to align the seal.

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