Tesla Model 3 Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model 3: Gearbox Fluid - Front Drive Unit - Drain

SPECIAL TOOLS

KIT, DRIVE UNIT OIL DRAIN, MODEL 3 (1134264-00-A)

KIT, DRIVE UNIT OIL FILL, MODEL 3 (1139126-00-A)

Tool, DUF Dipstick, Model 3 (1446276-20-A)

SWITCHBOX, OIL PUMP, MODEL 3 (1131264-00-A)

JUMP START, XP-10 (1129348-00-A )

Skt, Oil Filter, 63.5mm X 14 (1130484-00-A)

Drain

  1. Remove the front aero shield panel. See Panel - Aero Shield - Front (Remove and Replace).

  Gearbox Fluid - Front Drive Unit - Drain

  1. Release the grey locking tab, and then press down on the tab to disconnect the oil pump connector.
  2. Position an oil drain container underneath the front drive unit oil filter.

  Gearbox Fluid - Front Drive Unit - Drain

  1. Use an oil filter socket to remove the front drive unit oil filter.

  Gearbox Fluid - Front Drive Unit - Drain

  1. Install the oil drain adapter on the front drive unit oil filter housing.

  Gearbox Fluid - Front Drive Unit - Drain

  1. Connect the fluid evacuator tube to the oil drain adapter, and then place the other end of the tube in the oil drain container.

  Gearbox Fluid - Front Drive Unit - Drain

  1. Connect the oil pump switchbox and XP-10 jump pack to the front drive unit oil pump.
  2. Press and hold the button on the oil pump switchbox until oil stops pumping out.
  3. Wait 60 seconds, and then once again press and hold the button on the oil pump switchbox until oil stops pumping out.
  4.  Disconnect the oil pump switchbox and XP-10 jump pack from the front drive unit oil pump.

  Gearbox Fluid - Front Drive Unit - Drain

  1. Disconnect the fluid evacuator tube from the oil drain adapter.

  Gearbox Fluid - Front Drive Unit - Drain

  1. Remove the oil drain adapter from the front drive unit oil filter housing.

 Caution: If the oil drain adapter o-ring seal transferred to the front drive unit oil filter housing, place the seal back on the oil drain adapter.

  Gearbox Fluid - Front Drive Unit - Drain

  1. Apply a light coat of ATF-9 to the o-ring seal on a new oil filter, and then install the filter on the front drive unit oil filter housing. Torque 3 Nm + 135 degrees

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