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Tesla Model 3: Cover - Airbag - Knee - Front Passenger (Remove and Replace) - Remove

Tesla Model 3 2017-2024 Service Manual / Instrument Panel / Cover - Airbag - Knee - Front Passenger (Remove and Replace) / Cover - Airbag - Knee - Front Passenger (Remove and Replace) - Remove

Cover - Airbag - Knee - Front Passenger (Remove and Replace)

Remove

  1. Disconnect 12V power. See 12V Power (Disconnect and Connect).
  2. Remove the passenger footwell cover. See Cover - Footwell - Passenger (LHD) (Remove and Replace).

Cover - Airbag - Knee - Front Passenger (Remove and Replace)- Remove

  1. Remove the T20 bolts (x2) that attach the front passenger knee airbag cover to the vehicle.

Cover - Airbag - Knee - Front Passenger (Remove and Replace)- Remove

  1. Remove and discard the T30 patchbolts (x4) that attach the front passenger knee airbag cover to the vehicle.

Caution:

Support the front passenger knee airbag cover while releasing the fasteners, as the airbag is still connected to an electrical connector.

Cover - Airbag - Knee - Front Passenger (Remove and Replace)- Remove

  1. Release the clip that attaches the front passenger knee airbag cover to the vehicle.

Take care when releasing the highlighted clip
Take care when releasing the highlighted clip

  1. Partially release the front passenger knee airbag cover from the vehicle

Caution:

Carefully release the corner clip, as it can be easily damaged.

Cover - Airbag - Knee - Front Passenger (Remove and Replace)- Remove

  1. Disconnect the electrical connector from the front passenger knee airbag, and then remove the airbag cover from the vehicle.

Cover - Airbag - Knee - Front Passenger (Remove and Replace)- Remove

  1. Release the metal tabs (x11) that attach the front passenger knee airbag to the airbag cover, and then remove the cover.

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     Cover - Airbag - Knee - Front Passenger (Remove and Replace) - Install

    Install Install the passenger knee airbag into the airbag cover by installing the rear tabs first, and then press down against the airbag while pushing upwards on the edge of the cover.

     Cover - Footwell - Driver (Remove and Replace)

    Remove Release the clips and remove the screw that attach the driver footwell cover to the vehicle. Torque 2.5 Nm Disconnect the electrical connector from the puddle light, and then

     Cover - Footwell - Passenger (LHD) (Remove and Replace)

    Remove Release the clips that attach the passenger footwell cover to the vehicle. Disconnect the electrical wiring harness connectors from the puddle light and emergency speaker.

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