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Tesla Model S: Trim - 'B' Post - Upper - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Interior trim / Trim - 'B' Post - Upper - LH (Remove and Replace)

Removal

  1. Remove the LH lower 'B' post trim (refer to procedure).
  2. Remove the plastic trim that covers the seat belt fixing on the driver's seat.

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

  3. Remove the bolt that secures the fixed seat belt end to pre-tensioner (torque 9 Nm).

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

  4. Carefully release the clips (x4) that secure the seat belt guide to the 'B' post upper trim and position aside.
  5. Carefully release the clips (x2) that secure the upper trim to the body. Roll the lower edge away from the body and release the lug from the headlining.

    Caution: Take care not to damage component(s).

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

  6. Move the 'B' post trim away from the body and remove the screws (x3) that secure the seatbelt guide to the rear of the 'B' post trim.

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

  7. Remove the seat belt with the 'B' post guide.
  8. Remove the 'B' post trim and release it from the seatbelt.

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

Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

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