Tesla Model X Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model X: Hood Assembly (Remove and Install)

Tesla Model X 2015-2024 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.