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Tesla Model S: Window Guide Rail (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Closures / Window Guide Rail (Remove and Replace)

Window Guide Rail - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

Removal
  1. Remove front quarter body glass (refer to procedure)
  2. Removal of the front quarter glass also removes front window guide rail. Caution: Take care not to damage component(s).
Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

Window Guide Rail - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Note: This part has been deleted starting with VIN 5YJSA1DP9CFS00528, and is not found on vehicles built after October 11, 2012.

Removal

  1. Raise door glass.
  2. Remove door trim pad (refer to procedure)
  3. Remove clip securing door seal and reposition door seal for access.

    Window Guide Rail - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

  4. Remove bolt securing window guide to door (torque 11 Nm). NOTE: Seal removed for clarity.

    Window Guide Rail - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

  5. Remove nut securing window guide to door and remove guide (torque 11 Nm).

    Window Guide Rail - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Installation

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

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