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Tesla Model S: Wheel Arch Liner - Lower - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Exterior fittings / Wheel Arch Liner - Lower - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

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

Removal

  1. Raise and support the vehicle (refer to procedure) Warning: Do not work on an incorrectly supported vehicle.
  2. Remove road wheel (refer to procedure)
  3. Remove bolts (x2), plastic rivet (x1) securing wheel arch liner to undershield and front diffuser panel (torque 3 Nm).

    Wheel Arch Liner - Lower - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

  4. Remove plastic rivets (x8) securing wheel arch liner to fascia, front diffuser panel and upper wheel arch liner.

    Note: Note installed position of components before removal.

    Wheel Arch Liner - Lower - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

    Note: Dual Motor vehicles do not have the 4 outboard rivets. The outboard section of the arch liner is secured by 3 trim clips.

    Wheel Arch Liner - Lower - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

  5. Remove plastic rivets (x4), nut (x1) securing lower wheel arch liner to upper wheel arch liner and chassis (torque 3 Nm).

    Note: Note installed position of components before removal.

    Wheel Arch Liner - Lower - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

  6. Remove wheel arch liner.
Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

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