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Tesla Model S: Shield - Dust - Brake - Front - 2nd Generation (Retrofit)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Brakes / Shield - Dust - Brake - Front - 2nd Generation (Retrofit)

Procedure

  1. Remove the front hub assembly (refer to procedure).
  2. Install the dust shield using the 2 existing holes in the knuckle (torque 8 Nm).

    Shield - Dust - Brake - Front - 2nd Generation (Retrofit)

  3. Use a punch to mark the location of the 3rd bolt hole onto the knuckle.

    Shield - Dust - Brake - Front - 2nd Generation (Retrofit)

  4. Remove the dust shield.
  5. Use a 5 mm drill bit to drill a hole through the knuckle using the location that was marked in step 3.
  6. Use an M6x1 tap to cut threads into the hole that was created in the previous step. Caution: Ensure that the tap is straight and perpendicular to the hole while cutting the threads. Note: If necessary, use cutting oil to lubricate the tap.
  7. Reinstall the dust shield and install the bolts (x3) that secure it to the knuckle (torque 8 Nm).
  8. Perform steps 1-7 on the other side of the vehicle.

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