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Tesla Model 3: Brake Rotor - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model 3 2017-2024 Service Manual / Brakes / Brake Discs and Calipers / Brake Rotor - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

Brake Rotor - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

SPECIAL TOOLS

Tool, Caliper Spreader, Model 3 (1134786-00-A)

Remove

  1. Raise the vehicle and remove the front LH wheel. See Wheel (Remove and Install).

Brake Rotor - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the bolt that attaches the LH front brake hose bracket to the LH front knuckle.

Brake Rotor - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the bolts that attach the LH front caliper to the LH front knuckle, remove the caliper from the knuckle, and allow the caliper to hang from an S-hook. Torque 94 Nm
  2. Use the caliper spreader tool to push the caliper pistons to the fully open position.

Brake Rotor - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the bolt that attaches the brake rotor to the hub, and then remove the brake rotor from the hub. Torque 5 Nm

Install

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:

  • Press the brake pedal at least 5 times to seat the pads against the rotor.

Warning: Always check that the brake pads are seated correctly before driving the vehicle

  • Use Toolbox to check the braking system.
  • Perform a road test using a series of panic stops to make sure there is proper pedal feel and brake performance.

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