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

Striker - Hood (Remove and Replace)



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  1. Open the hood.
  2. Use masking tape to mark the location of the hood striker on the hood assembly.

Striker - Hood (Remove and Replace)

  1. Remove the bolts that secure the striker to the hood, and then remove the striker from the hood. Torque 18 Nm


  1. Install the striker on to the hood, but do not fully torque the bolts

Note: Use the masking tape as a guide.

  1. Close the hood and verify alignment.
  2. Open the hood and adjust the striker position as necessary.
  3. Repeat step 2 and step 3 until alignment is satisfactory.
  4. Fully tighten the bolts.
  5. Remove the masking tape, and then close the hood.


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