Trunk (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 1010700210107002
  • 1134703-00-A Fixture, Rear Badge, Model 3

SPECIAL TOOLS

Fixture, Rear Badge, Model 3 (1134703-00-A)

Remove

  1. Remove the rear license plate.
  2. Remove the trunk lid trim. See Trim - Lid - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
  3. Remove the LH and RH rear fog/reverse lights. See Light - Fog / Reverse - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
  4. Remove the trunk exterior release switch. See Switch - Exterior Release - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
  5. Remove the LH and RH license plate lights. See Light - License Plate (Remove and Replace).
  6. Remove the trunk latch. See Latch - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
  7. Remove and discard the bolts (x2) that attach the trunk electrical harness ground straps to the trunk lid.
  8. Release the clips that attach the trunk electrical harness to the trunk lid.
  9. Release the electrical harness boot, and then move the trunk electrical harness through the trunk lid bulkhead and out of the trunk lid.
  10. Release the clips that attach the LH and RH bump stops to the trunk lid, and then remove the stops from the trunk lid.
  11. Unscrew the LH and RH over-slam bumpers from the trunk lid.
  12. With assistance, remove the bolts that attach the trunk lid to the trunk hinges, and then remove the trunk from the hinges.
    Caution:
    Remove the bolts furthest from the body first, lift up on the trunk lid, and while doing so, remove the bolts closest to the body.
    LH
    RH
1Remove the rear license plate.
2Remove the trunk lid trim. See Trim - Lid - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
3Remove the LH and RH rear fog/reverse lights. See Light - Fog / Reverse - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
4Remove the trunk exterior release switch. See Switch - Exterior Release - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
5Remove the LH and RH license plate lights. See Light - License Plate (Remove and Replace).
6Remove the trunk latch. See Latch - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
7Remove and discard the bolts (x2) that attach the trunk electrical harness ground straps to the trunk lid.
8Release the clips that attach the trunk electrical harness to the trunk lid.
9Release the electrical harness boot, and then move the trunk electrical harness through the trunk lid bulkhead and out of the trunk lid.
10Release the clips that attach the LH and RH bump stops to the trunk lid, and then remove the stops from the trunk lid.
11Unscrew the LH and RH over-slam bumpers from the trunk lid.
LH
RH
12With assistance, remove the bolts that attach the trunk lid to the trunk hinges, and then remove the trunk from the hinges.
Caution:
Remove the bolts furthest from the body first, lift up on the trunk lid, and while doing so, remove the bolts closest to the body.

Install

  1. With assistance, install the trunk to the trunk hinges, and then install the bolts that attach the trunk lid to the trunk hinges.
    Caution:
    Install the bolts closest to the body first, and then install the bolts furthest from the body.
    Note: Hand tighten, but do not torque the bolts at this time.
    LH
    RH
  2. Screw the LH and RH over-slam bumpers into the trunk lid.
  3. Install the LH and RH bump stops into the trunk lid, and then fasten the clips that attach the stops to the lid.
  4. Move the electrical harness in through the trunk lid bulkhead, and attach the harness boot to the trunk lid.
  5. Fasten the clips that attach the trunk electrical harness to the trunk lid.
  6. Install new bolts (x2) to attach the trunk electrical harness ground straps to the trunk lid.
    Torque 8 Nm
  7. Install the trunk latch to the trunk lid, and then install the bolts that attach the latch to the trunk lid.
    Note: Hand tighten, but do not torque the bolts at this time.
  8. Connect the electrical connector to the trunk latch.
  9. Install the LH and RH license plate lights. See Light - License Plate (Remove and Replace).
  10. Install the trunk exterior release switch. See Switch - Exterior Release - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
  11. Install the LH and RH rear fog/reverse lights. See Light - Fog / Reverse - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
  12. Carefully close the trunk and check the trunk to body gap and fitment.
    Location Gap Flush
    Trunk lid lower edge to rear lower fascia 4.5 mm +2.5/-2.0 mm 3.0 mm +4.5/-3.5 mm
    Trunk lid side edge to rear side fascia N/A 3.0 mm +1.5/-3.0 mm
    Fog/reverse light to tailight 3.5 mm +3.0/-2.5 mm 1.0 mm +1.7/-2.5 mm
  13. Open the trunk, loosen the hinge bolts, adjust the trunk lid position, and tighten the bolts.
  14. Repeat step 12 and step 13 until the gap and flush is minimal and uniform.
  15. Torque the hinge bolts to specification.
    Torque 24 Nm
  16. Torque the trunk latch bolts to specification.
    Torque 8 Nm
  17. Install the trunk lid trim. See Trim - Lid - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
  18. Use IPA wipes to thoroughly clean these locations on the trunk lid:
    • Hinge bolts, washers and surrounding area
    • Area between the trunk lid lower lip and trunk latch
    • Trunk lid badge area above license plate location
  19. Vigorously shake the vehicle color touch-up paint applicator for several minutes.
  20. Apply a coat of touch-up paint to the discolored areas of the hinge bolts and washers, and allow at least 20 minutes to dry.
    Note: Perform the remainder of this procedure while the touch-up paint dries.
  21. Affix a new emissions sticker to the trunk lid, in the gap between the trunk lid lower lip and the trunk latch.
  22. Install the rear Tesla badge. See Tesla Badge - Rear (Remove and Replace).
  23. Install the rear license plate.
    Torque 1.5 Nm
LH
RH
1With assistance, install the trunk to the trunk hinges, and then install the bolts that attach the trunk lid to the trunk hinges.
Caution:
Install the bolts closest to the body first, and then install the bolts furthest from the body.
Note: Hand tighten, but do not torque the bolts at this time.
2Screw the LH and RH over-slam bumpers into the trunk lid.
3Install the LH and RH bump stops into the trunk lid, and then fasten the clips that attach the stops to the lid.
4Move the electrical harness in through the trunk lid bulkhead, and attach the harness boot to the trunk lid.
5Fasten the clips that attach the trunk electrical harness to the trunk lid.
6Install new bolts (x2) to attach the trunk electrical harness ground straps to the trunk lid.
Torque 8 Nm
7Install the trunk latch to the trunk lid, and then install the bolts that attach the latch to the trunk lid.
Note: Hand tighten, but do not torque the bolts at this time.
8Connect the electrical connector to the trunk latch.
9Install the LH and RH license plate lights. See Light - License Plate (Remove and Replace).
10Install the trunk exterior release switch. See Switch - Exterior Release - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
11Install the LH and RH rear fog/reverse lights. See Light - Fog / Reverse - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
Location Gap Flush
Trunk lid lower edge to rear lower fascia 4.5 mm +2.5/-2.0 mm 3.0 mm +4.5/-3.5 mm
Trunk lid side edge to rear side fascia N/A 3.0 mm +1.5/-3.0 mm
Fog/reverse light to tailight 3.5 mm +3.0/-2.5 mm 1.0 mm +1.7/-2.5 mm
12Carefully close the trunk and check the trunk to body gap and fitment.
13Open the trunk, loosen the hinge bolts, adjust the trunk lid position, and tighten the bolts.
14Repeat step 12 and step 13 until the gap and flush is minimal and uniform.
15Torque the hinge bolts to specification.
Torque 24 Nm
16Torque the trunk latch bolts to specification.
Torque 8 Nm
17Install the trunk lid trim. See Trim - Lid - Trunk (Remove and Replace).
18Use IPA wipes to thoroughly clean these locations on the trunk lid:
  • Hinge bolts, washers and surrounding area
  • Area between the trunk lid lower lip and trunk latch
  • Trunk lid badge area above license plate location
19Vigorously shake the vehicle color touch-up paint applicator for several minutes.
20Apply a coat of touch-up paint to the discolored areas of the hinge bolts and washers, and allow at least 20 minutes to dry.
Note: Perform the remainder of this procedure while the touch-up paint dries.
21Affix a new emissions sticker to the trunk lid, in the gap between the trunk lid lower lip and the trunk latch.
22Install the rear Tesla badge. See Tesla Badge - Rear (Remove and Replace).
23Install the rear license plate.
Torque 1.5 Nm