Tesla Badge - Front (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 1205050212050502
  • 1453028-00-AKit, Badge Removal
  • 1134702-00-A Fixture, Front Badge, Model 3

SPECIAL TOOLS

Kit, Badge Removal (1453028-00-A)
Fixture, Front Badge, Model 3 (1134702-00-A)

Remove

  1. Prepare the badge removal tool with approximately 60 centimeters of monofilament line.
  2. With the hood closed, position the badge removal tool so that the monofilament line cuts under a corner of the front Tesla badge.
  3. Move the badge removal tool in a sawing motion to separate the front Tesla badge from the hood.
  4. Use IPA wipes to clean all adhesive residue and debris from the hood surface.
1Prepare the badge removal tool with approximately 60 centimeters of monofilament line.
2With the hood closed, position the badge removal tool so that the monofilament line cuts under a corner of the front Tesla badge.
3Move the badge removal tool in a sawing motion to separate the front Tesla badge from the hood.
4Use IPA wipes to clean all adhesive residue and debris from the hood surface.

Install

  1. Open the hood partially, and place a folded shop towel over the latch to prevent the hood from closing.
  2. Install the front badge fixture over the hood and onto the striker, and then attach the fixture in place with tape.
  3. Peel the adhesive backing from the hood badge, align the badge protective film to the locating posts of the fixture, and then press the badge to the hood.
  4. Remove the protective film from the badge, and then remove the fixture from the hood.
  5. Remove the shop towel from the latch, and close the hood.
  6. Replace the protective film over the badge, use a seam roller to wet-out the badge, and then remove the protective film.
  7. Use an IPA wipe to clean the badge and any remaining debris.
    Note: Make sure that all edges of the badge are securely affixed to the hood surface.
1Open the hood partially, and place a folded shop towel over the latch to prevent the hood from closing.
2Install the front badge fixture over the hood and onto the striker, and then attach the fixture in place with tape.
3Peel the adhesive backing from the hood badge, align the badge protective film to the locating posts of the fixture, and then press the badge to the hood.
4Remove the protective film from the badge, and then remove the fixture from the hood.
5Remove the shop towel from the latch, and close the hood.
6Replace the protective film over the badge, use a seam roller to wet-out the badge, and then remove the protective film.
7Use an IPA wipe to clean the badge and any remaining debris.
Note: Make sure that all edges of the badge are securely affixed to the hood surface.