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Tesla Model 3: Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model 3 2017-2024 Service Manual / Body / Body Panels / Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

Remove

  1. Open all the doors.
  2. Lower all the windows.
  3. Remove the 2nd row lower seat cushion.
  4. Remove the rear underhood apron.
  5. Remove the cabin intake duct.
  6. Remove the underhood storage unit
  7. Disconnect the 12V power.
  8. Remove the 12V auxiliary battery.
  9. Support the A/C compressor from below.

Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

  1. Disconnect the electrical connectors from the low pressure transducer and the EXV.

Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

  1. Release the clips that attach the electrical harness to the shock tower brace.

Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the bolt that attaches the liquid line bracket to the shock tower brace. Torque 5.5 Nm

Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the bolts that attach the A/C compressor to the compressor bracket. Torque 10 Nm

Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the bolt that attaches the superbottle to the brace. Torque 8 Nm

Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the nuts that attach the superbottle to the brace.Torque 8 Nm

Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the bolts that attach the battery bracket to the shock tower brace. Torque 15 Nm

Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the LH and RH bolts that attach the shock tower brace to the body.

Torque 67 Nm

Torque 67 Nm

Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the LH and RH outer bolts that attach the shock tower brace to the body, and then remove the shock tower brace from the vehicle. Torque 62 Nm

Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the bolts that attach the compressor bracket to the shock tower brace, and then remove the bracket from the brace. Torque 10 nm

Install

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.

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