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Tesla Model S: Striker - Liftgate (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Closures / Striker - Liftgate (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Open liftgate.
  2. Remove liftgate striker cover.

    Striker - Liftgate (Remove and Replace)

  3. Remove bolts (x2) securing striker to body (torque 10 Nm).

    Striker - Liftgate (Remove and Replace)

  4. Remove striker from vehicle.

    Striker - Liftgate (Remove and Replace)

Installation
  1. Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:
  2. Check and adjust liftgate striker.
  3. Cycle the cinch motor several times to optimise striker position, open liftgate assembly and torque tighten bolts.

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