Tesla Model 3 Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model 3: Inspection and Service

Maintenance Service

Maintenance Service and Intervals

Note: Use this information to determine the maintenance procedures and intervals that Tesla recommends.

Brake Fluid Check

Check the condition of the brake fluid every 2 years.

Brake Fluid Flush

Perform the brake fluid flush when the brake fluid check indicates that the brake fluid needs to be replaced. See Brake Fluid Bleed / Flush.

A/C Desiccant Bag Replacement

Replace the A/C desiccant bag every 6 years. See Receiver Dryer and Desiccant (Remove and Replace).

Cabin Air Filter Replacement

Replace the cabin air filter every 2 years for all countries except China. In China, recommended replacement is every year. See Filter - Cabin (Remove and Replace).

Tire Rotation

Rotate the tires at 2/32 in. (1.5 mm) or greater depth difference. Tire rotation might not be applicable on vehicles equipped with staggered wheel fitment or directional tires. See Tire Rotation..

Wheel Alignment Check

Perform a wheel alignment check if tires are wearing unevenly or customer complaints that the vehicle is pulling. See Four Wheel Alignment (Check).

Clean and Lubricate Brake Calipers

Clean and lubricate the brake caliper pad slides every year only for cold weather regions or areas where road salt is used.



     Vehicle Lifting

     Raise Vehicle - 2 Post Lift

    DRAFT Warning: This procedure was derived from pre-production computer models, and might not reflect the real-world situation. Warnings and cautions might be missing. Follow safety requirements a


     Adjust Front Toe

    If the front toe is within specification and does not require adjustment, complete the alignment. See Complete the Alignment. Loosen the jam nut on the LH inner tie rod. Rotate the LH inner tie rod to adjust the front LH toe to 0.05º OUT +/- 0.15º (+/- 0.10º split). To add p

     Striker - Door - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

    Remove Open the LH front door. Mark the position of the LH front door striker using masking tape. Remove the bolts that attach the LH front door striker to the body, and then remove the striker from the vehicle. Install Hand-tighten the bolts that attach the LH front door st

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