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Tesla Model S: Seal - Hood (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Closures / Seal - Hood (Remove and Replace)


  1. Open the luggage compartment.
  2. Release the seal from luggage compartment surround. Note: Components have been removed in this graphic to aid clarity.
  3. Remove the seal from the vehicle.

    Seal - Hood (Remove and Replace)


Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.


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