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Tesla Model S: Skid Bar - Front Subframe (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Chassis / Skid Bar - Front Subframe (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove the front aero shield panel (refer to procedure).
  2. Remove and discard the inner bolts (x2) that secure the skid bar to the front subframe (10 Nm).

    Skid Bar - Front Subframe (Remove and Replace)

  3. If equipped, remove and discard the outer bolts (x2) that secure the skid bar to the front subframe (10 Nm).

    Skid Bar - Front Subframe (Remove and Replace)

  4. Remove the skid bar.
Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

Caution: Use new bolts to install the skid bar. Do not reuse any bolts.

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