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Tesla Model S: Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Install)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Seats / Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Install)

Removal

  1. Remove the 2nd row center console assembly, if installed (refer to procedure).
  2. Gently lift up the LH side of the 2nd row seat bottom cushion to expose the grommet tower. Caution: Do not remove the cushion by forcefully pulling up on it. This might warp the cushion.

    Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Install)

  3. Hold a pry tool with the tip aligned vertically. Insert the pry tool into the vertical slot in the corner of the grommet tower. Note: Shown with cushion removed for clarity.

    Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Install)

  4. Rotate the pry tool so that the tip is in a horizontal position underneath the grommet.

    Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Install)

  5. Pry up on the grommet to release it from the grommet tower.

    Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Install)

  6. If the vehicle is equipped with the Cold Weather package, disconnect the 2 seat heater harness connections on the LH side of the vehicle and the 1 seat heater harness connection on the RH side of the vehicle.

    Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Install)

  7. If the vehicle is European or APAC specification, disconnect the seat belt reminder sensor harnesses
  8. Remove the rear cushion.
Installation
  1. Position the rear of the cushion so that the seat belt buckles fit properly into the cutouts in the cushion.
  2. Press down firmly on the cushion in the areas above the grommet towers.

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