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Tesla Model S: Solenoid - Air Suspension (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Suspension / Solenoid - Air Suspension (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Raise and support the vehicle (refer to procedure).
  2. Depressurize the air suspension (refer to procedure).
  3. Access the solenoid.
    • For vehicles manufactured before November 2014, remove the front aero shield (refer to procedure).
    • For vehicles manufactured November 2014 and later, remove the underhood storage unit (refer to procedure).
  4. Note the installed positions of the air lines and the release line unions (x6) from the solenoid (red arrows, torque 3.5 Nm). Caution: Plug pipe connections to prevent ingress of moisture or dirt.
  5. Disconnect the harness connector (yellow arrow).
    • For vehicles manufactured before November 2014:

      Solenoid - Air Suspension (Remove and Replace)

    • For vehicles manufactured November 2014 and later:

      Solenoid - Air Suspension (Remove and Replace)

  6. Release the solenoid "out" line from the bracket clip. For vehicles manufactured November 2014 and later, skip to step 9.
  7. Remove the bolts (x3) that secure the solenoid bracket to the subframe (torque 5.5 Nm).

    Solenoid - Air Suspension (Remove and Replace)

  8. Remove solenoid and bracket assembly.
  9. Remove the hardware that secures the solenoid to the bracket.
    • For vehicles manufactured before November 2014: Remove the bolts (x2) that secure the solenoid to the mounting bracket (torque 4 Nm).

      Solenoid - Air Suspension (Remove and Replace)

    • For vehicles manufactured November 2014 and later: Remove the bolts (x2) that secure the solenoid to the compressor bracket (torque 4 Nm).

      Solenoid - Air Suspension (Remove and Replace)

  10. Remove the solenoid from the bracket.
Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:

  • Note: Clean the affected areas before installation.
  • Pressurize the air suspension (refer to procedure).

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