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Tesla Model 3: Trim - Sill Panel - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model 3 2017-2023 Service Manual / Interior Trim / Pillar and Sill Trim / Trim - Sill Panel - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Trim - Sill Panel - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)


  1. Open all doors.
  2. Lower all windows.
  3. Remove the 2nd row lower seat cushion. See Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Replace).
  4. Remove the LH 2nd row seat side bolster. See Bolster - Side - Seat - 2nd Row - LH (Remove and Replace).

Trim - Sill Panel - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

  1. Pull upward at the lower corner of the rear LH sill panel trim to release clips that attach the rear LH sill panel trim to the lower C-pillar, and then remove the sill panel trim from the vehicle.

Note: Remove any remaining rear LH sill panel trim clips from the LH C-pillar, and if the rear LH sill panel trim is to be later installed, remove all clips from the trim.


Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:

  • If reusing the same rear LH sill panel trim, install new clips onto the trim.
  • Align the guiding tab to the slot, and then push downwards to engage the clips.
  • Make sure that the seal sits overlap the trim.


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