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Tesla Model S: Skidplate - Rear (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2023) Service Manual / Chassis / Skidplate - Rear (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove rear diffuser tray (refer to procedure)
  2. Remove screws (x2) securing rear skid plate to subframe (torque 10 Nm).

    Skidplate - Rear (Remove and Replace)

Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

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