Tesla Model X Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model X: Hood Assembly (Remove and Install)

Tesla Model X 2015-2023 Service Manual / Closures / Hood Assembly (Remove and Install)


  1. Remove the LH and RH underhood aprons (refer to procedure).
  2. Use tape to mark the position of the hood fasteners.
Note: The following steps require an assistant.
  1. While supporting the weight of the hood, remove the nuts (x4) that secure the hood to the hood hinge (torque 24 Nm).

 Hood Assembly (Remove and Install)

  1. Remove the hood from the vehicle.

Caution: Place the hood on a soft, flat surface.


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

Note: Clean the affected areas before installation. Check the alignment of the hood to the body and adjust as necessary.

Liftgate Assembly (Remove and Install)

Special tool(s) required for this procedure:
Supplier Part Number Description
  1085936-00-A E18 External Torx, Low Profile Socket

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.


     Liftgate Drain - LH (Remove and Replace)

    Removal Remove the active spoiler assembly (refer to procedure). Remove the active spoiler hinge (refer to procedure). Release the push clip that secures the drain funnel to the l

     Door Assembly - Front - LH (Remove and Install)

    Removal Open the front door. Disconnect 12V power (refer to procedure). Remove the lower A-Pillar trim panel (refer to procedure). Fold back the footwell carpet, then disconnect t

     Door Assembly - Front - LH (Remove and Replace)

    Removal Open the LH front door. Open the LH 2nd row door. Raise the LH front window approximately 3/4 of the way up. Disconnect 12V power (refer to procedure). Remove the lowe


     Raise Vehicle - 2 Post Lift

    Warning: "Jack mode" must be activated on vehicles with air suspension before lifting the vehicle. Failure to do this might lead to suspension damage and could cause serious personal injury. Note: Vehicles with air suspension might need the suspension to be set to "High" or "Very High"

     Switch - Window Lift - Front Passenger's (Remove and Replace)

    Removal Remove the passenger side door trim panel (refer to procedure). Release the screw that secures the window switch to the door panel (torque 0.8 Nm).   Disconnect the harness from the base of the switch.  

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