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Tesla Model S: Tail Light Assembly (Motorized Charge Port) - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Electrical / Tail Light Assembly (Motorized Charge Port) - LH (Remove and Replace)

Special tool required for this procedure:

Supplier Part Number Description
Tesla 1054190-00-A Feeler Gauges
Removal
  1. Remove the charge port (refer to procedure).
  2. Remove the 2 butyl patches to expose the rear nuts that secure the LH taillight.

    Note: If necessary, replace the butyl patches.

    Tail Light Assembly (Motorized Charge Port) - LH (Remove and Replace)

  3. Release the 3 nuts that secure the LH taillight to the body (torque 3.5 Nm).
  4. Working from outside the vehicle, rotate the taillight towards the front of the vehicle expose the taillight harness. Disconnect this harness and remove the taillight.

    Tail Light Assembly (Motorized Charge Port) - LH (Remove and Replace) Tail Light Assembly (Motorized Charge Port) - LH (Remove and Replace)

Installation

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

  • Insert a 1 mm feeler gauge between the body and the base of the tail light. While holding the feeler gauge in place, tighten the nuts in the order shown (torque 3.5 Nm).

    Tail Light Assembly (Motorized Charge Port) - LH (Remove and Replace) Tail Light Assembly (Motorized Charge Port) - LH (Remove and Replace)

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