Tesla Model 3 Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model 3: Jacking and Lifting

Follow the steps below to lift Model 3. Ensure that any non-Tesla repair facility is aware of these lifting points.

  1. Position Model 3 centrally between the lift posts.
  2. Position the lift arm pads under the designated body lift points at the locations shown.

Warning: DO NOT position the lift arm pads under the Battery or side rails, as shown in red.

Jacking and Lifting


  1. Adjust the height and position of the lift arm pads to ensure that they are correctly located.
  2. With assistance, raise the lift to the desired height, ensuring the lift arm pads remain in their correct positions.
  3.  Engage any lift safety locks. Follow the lift manufacturer's instructions.

Warning: Never raise Model 3 when the charge cable is connected, even if charging is not in progress.

Warning: Do not work on an incorrectly supported vehicle. Doing so can cause serious damage, bodily injury, or death.

Caution: DO NOT lift from under the Battery or side rails. Place the lift arm pads under the designated body lift points only. The locations shown are the only approved lifting points for Model 3.

Lifting at any other points can cause damage. Damage caused by incorrectly lifting Model 3 is not covered by the warranty.

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