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Tesla Model S: Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Suspension / Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

Warning: If the vehicle has air suspension, activate "Jack" mode on the touchscreen before raising and supporting the vehicle.

Check the tightening torque of the following fasteners:

Caution: Only fully tighten suspension nuts and bolts when the vehicle is on a 4-post lift and the suspension is in the ride height position.
  1. Sway bar to the drop link (torque 70 Nm). Caution: To prevent ball joint damage, always hold the ball joint pin with a wrench while loosening or tightening the lock nut.

    Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

  2. Drop link to the lower control arm (torque 70 Nm). Caution: To prevent ball joint damage, always hold the ball joint pin with a wrench while loosening or tightening the lock nut.

    Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

  3. Toe link to the subframe (torque 80 Nm).

    Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

  4. Lower control arm to the subframe (torque 115 Nm).

    Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

  5. Integral link to the knuckle (torque 130 Nm).

    Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

  6. Integral link to the lower control arm (torque 130 Nm).

    Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

  7. Upper link to the subframe (torque 130 Nm).

    Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

  8. Toe link to the knuckle (torque 130 Nm).

    Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

  9. Lower control arm to the knuckle (torque 190 Nm).

    Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

  10. Shock absorber to the knuckle (torque 140 Nm).

    Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

  11. Upper link to the knuckle (torque 140 Nm).

    Suspension - Rear - Check Torque

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