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Tesla Model X: Examples of Correct and Incorrect Seating Positions

Tesla Model X 2015-2023 Owner's Manual / Seating and Safety Restraints / Airbags / Examples of Correct and Incorrect Seating Positions

Correct seating position:


Incorrect seating position - the passenger's feet must be on the floor:


Incorrect seating position - the passenger must not slide forward on the seat cushion:


Incorrect seating position - the passenger must not recline the backrest to a laying down position when the vehicle is moving:


Inflation Effects

WARNING: When airbags inflate, a fine powder is released. This powder can irritate the skin and should be thoroughly flushed from the eyes and from any cuts or abrasions.

After inflation, the airbags deflate to provide a gradual cushioning effect for the occupants and to ensure the driver's forward vision is not obscured.

If airbags have inflated, or if your vehicle has been in a collision, always have the airbags, seat belt pre- tensioners and any associated components checked and, if necessary, replaced by Tesla.

In a collision, in addition to the airbags inflating:

  • Doors and liftgate unlock.
  • Hazard warning lights turn on.
  • Interior lights turn on.
  • High voltage is disabled.

To restore high voltage power, use the touchscreen to manually power off Model X (see Powering Off), then press the brake to power it back on again.


     Airbag Warning Indicator

    The airbag indicator on the touchscreen remains lit if the airbag system is malfunctioning. The only time this indicator should light up is briefly when Model X first powers up, in which case it


     Driver Profiles


     Trim - Liftgate - Lower (Remove and Replace)

    Remove Open the liftgate. Tip: Set the liftgate to a comfortable working height. Use a trim tool to release the clips that secure the lower liftgate trim.   Disconnect the electrical connector from the interior liftga

     Carrier - Grille - Front Upper (Remove and Replace)

    Removal Remove the underhood storage unit (refer to procedure). Remove the push clips (x4) and bolts (x5) that secure the front upper grille carrier (torque 7 Nm).   Release the clip that secures the harness on the LH side of the front

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