Tesla Model 3 Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model 3: Hinge - Trunk - LH (Remove and Replace)

Hinge - Trunk - LH (Remove and Replace)


  1. Remove the trunk assembly. See Trunk (Remove and Install).
  2. Remove the LH side trunk trim. See Trim - Side - Trunk - LH (Remove and Replace).
  3. Use masking tape to mark the position of the trunk hinge on the body.
  4. Remove the LH trunk gas strut. See Gas Strut - Trunk - LH (Remove and Replace).

Hinge - Trunk - LH (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the nuts that attach the LH trunk hinge to the body, and remove the hinge from the vehicle. Torque 24 Nm


Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.


     Latches Strikers and Pinch Sensors

     Actuator - Latch - Hood - Primary (Remove and Replace)

    Remove Remove the rear underhood apron. See Underhood Apron - Rear (Remove and Replace). Remove the cabin intake duct. See Duct - Cabin Intake (Remove and Replace). Remove the hood latch co

     Actuator - Latch - Hood - Secondary (Remove and Replace)


     Hood (Remove and Replace) - Install

    Install Install the hood plugs on the new hood. Position the LH and RH hood strut brackets on the new hood, and then tighten the nuts that attach the brackets to the hood.   Torque 15 Nm Position the hood striker on the new hood, and then hand tighten the bolts that attach

     Glass - Body - Rear Quarter - LH (Remove and Replace)- Remove

    Remove Open the LH rear door. Fully lower the LH rear window. Open the trunk. Release the clip that attaches the rear primary seal to the C-pillar using a clip prytool. Pull the LH rear primary seal from the rear quarter glass area by pulling towards the front of the vehicle. Remo

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