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Tesla Model 3: Hood (Remove and Replace)- Remove

Hood (Remove and Replace)

This procedure assumes the hood striker, hinges, bump stops, and plugs are undamaged. Inspect these components from the old hood and if necessary, replace with new parts.

Remove

RH shown, LH similar
RH shown, LH similar

  1. Release the clips that attach the LH and RH hood gas struts to the LH and RH hood strut brackets, and then set the struts aside.

RH shown, LH similar
RH shown, LH similar

  1. With assistance, remove the nuts that attach the hood to the LH and RH hood hinges.
  2. With assistance, remove the hood from the vehicle, and then place it on a padded surface
  3. Remove the hood striker from the old hood. See Striker - Hood (Remove and Replace).

Note: Do not mark the location of the hood striker on the old hood.

Hood (Remove and Replace)- Remove

  1. Remove the nuts that attach the LH and RH hood strut brackets to the old hood, and then remove the brackets.

Hood (Remove and Replace)- Remove

  1. Remove the LH and RH bump stops from the old hood.

Hood (Remove and Replace)- Remove

  1. Remove the hood plugs (4x) from the old hood.

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