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Tesla Model S: Trim - 'A' Post - LH (Remove and Install)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Interior trim / Trim - 'A' Post - LH (Remove and Install)


  1. Remove the A-Pillar middle trim panels (refer to procedure)
  2. Release 'A' post trim retaining screw cover, lower edge first.
  3. Remove screw (x1) securing trim to 'A' post (torque 2 Nm).

    Trim - 'A' Post - LH (Remove and Install)

  4. Carefully release clip (x1) securing trim to 'A' Post
  5. Clear location peg and lift to release lower locating lugs.

    Trim - 'A' Post - LH (Remove and Install)

  6. Release trim from body.
  7. Disconnect tweeter harness connector and remove 'A' post trim.

    Trim - 'A' Post - LH (Remove and Install)

  1. Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:
  2. Ensure both lower lugs are located and upper peg aligns to body before driving clip fully home.


     Trim - 'A' Post - LH (Remove and Replace)

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     Trim - 'B' Post - Upper - LH (Remove and Replace)

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