Tesla Model 3 Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model 3: Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

 Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) (Remove and Replace)

Remove

  1. Remove the 2nd row lower seat cushion. See Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Replace).
  2. Remove the rear underhood apron. See Underhood Apron - Rear (Remove and Replace).
  3. Disconnect 12V power. See 12V Power (Disconnect and Connect).
  4. Perform the vehicle electrical isolation procedure. See Vehicle Electrical Isolation Procedure.

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Remove the HV cap that covers the HV harness located on the LH side of the penthouse.
  2. Remove the LH 2nd row seat side bolster. See Bolster - Side - Seat - 2nd Row - LH (Remove and Replace).
  3. Remove the LH rear sill panel trim. See Trim - Sill Panel - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
  4. Remove the LH trunk side trim. See Trim - Side - Trunk - LH (Remove and Replace).

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Remove the bolts that attach the charge port to HV battery harness bracket at the penthouse, and then remove the bracket from the vehicle.

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Release the clip that attaches the charge port to HV battery harness to the LH lower C-pillar.

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Raise the handle to disconnect the charge port to HV battery harness from the DC input assembly.
  2. Remove the LH 2nd row seat back. See Seat Back - 2nd Row - LH (Remove and Install).
  3. Remove the trunk floor trim. See Trim - Floor - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
  4. Remove the trunk sill trim panel. See Trim - Sill - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
  5. Remove the trunk garnish. See Garnish - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
  6. Remove the LH trunk side trim. See Trim - Side - Trunk - LH (Remove and Replace).

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Remove the LH trunk stop.
  2. Remove the LH taillight. See Taillight - LH (Remove and Replace).
  3. Apply masking tape around the charge port area.

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Release the edge clip that attaches the HV harness to the charge port closeout panel.

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Disconnect the low voltage electrical connectors from the charge port ECU.

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Slightly pull on the closeout panel. At the same time, insert a plastic trim tool inwards to start releasing the lower clips, and then pull the closeout panel towards the front of the vehicle while releasing the remaining clips.

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Remove the bolt that attaches the charge port ground bolt to the body.

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Remove the bolts that attach the charge port to the body.

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Remove the bolt that attaches the charge port harness bracket to the body.

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Release the clips that attach the charge port electrical harness to the body.
  2. Remove the charge port electrical harness, and then set it aside.

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Release the charge port door grommet from the body

  Door Assembly - Charge Port (NA) - Remove

  1. Release the clips that attach the charge port door to the vehicle, and then remove the charge port door. Note: Release the bottom clips first, push the bottom of the charge port door out, and then down to release the upper tabs. Slide the charge port towards the rear of the vehicle to remove the charge port door.

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