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Tesla Model S: Seat Assembly - Driver's (Remove and Install)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Seats / Seat Assembly - Driver's (Remove and Install)

Removal

  1. Note the customer's seating profile.
  2. Position the vehicle to provide good access to the driver's seat.
  3. Power the seat fully rearward for access.
  4. Release the clips (x4) and remove the outer seat track cover.

    Seat Assembly - Driver's (Remove and Install)

  5. Remove and discard the bolts (x2) that secure both seat tracks to the floor panel (torque inboard bolt 34 Nm, outboard bolt 17 Nm).

    Seat Assembly - Driver's (Remove and Install)

  6. Power the seat fully forward for access.
  7. Remove and discard the bolts (x2) that secure both seat tracks to the floor panel (torque inboard bolt 34 Nm, outboard bolt 17 Nm).

    Seat Assembly - Driver's (Remove and Install)

  8. Adjust the position of the seat for easy removal:
    1. Power the seat to the middle of the seat tracks.
    2. Position the seat backing so that it is in the most upright position.
    3. Power the seat fully downward towards the floor.

      Seat Assembly - Driver's (Remove and Install)

  9. Disconnect 12V power.
    • Rear wheel drive (RWD): Refer to procedure.
    • Dual Motor: Refer to procedure.
Caution: Ensure that the first responder loop has been disconnected for at least 2 minutes.
  1. Release the clips that secure the connectors, then disconnect the seat connectors and harnesses (x3).

    Seat Assembly - Driver's (Remove and Install)

  2. With assistance, remove the seat from the vehicle. Caution: To avoid damage when moving or rotating the seat, hold the base with one hand and the back with the other. Have an assistant hold the other side in the same manner.
Installation Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following: Restore the seating profile.

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