OEM Restraints System Part Replacement Search


2020 Tesla Model 3

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DISABLE PROCEDURE AND TIME (Always Check Service Manual)

Warning: If the 12V power supply is disconnected, do not attempt to open the front doors with door glass in closed position. Failure to follow this instruction could result in door glass shatter.

Note: Before disconnecting the 12V power supply, ensure that DRIVERS door window is fully open. Failure to follow this instruction could result in vehicle lockout.

Disconnect:
1. From the touchscreen, touch the Open button that corresponds to the front trunk.
2. Make sure that the climate control system is turned off.
3. Fully lower the Drivers window, and lower the remaining windows slightly.
4. Open both rear doors.
5. Adjust both front seats to a fully upright position for access.
6. From the touchscreen, touch Controls > Safety & Security > Power off to turn off vehicle power.
7. Remove the rear underhood apron.
8. Disconnect the 12V battery ground connection. Cover the terminal with insulating material to prevent accidental electrical contact between the terminal and the post.
9. Remove the 2nd row lower seat cushion.
• Move the two levers at the front of the 2nd row seat cushion to the left-hand side to release the cushion from the body.
• Raise the front of the cushion and pull it up.
• Disconnect the harness connectors on each side of the cushion.
• Remove the cushion from the vehicle.
10. Release the high voltage controller harness connector on the right side of the high voltage component enclosure to disconnect high voltage power.
11. Wait at least 2 minutes for all electrical circuits to fully discharge.

REV: 03/2020

PARTS THAT MUST BE REPLACED FOLLOWING A DEPLOYMENT

After a collision where any seat belt pretensioner deployed, replace the items below and all accompanying fasteners:

• Any seat belt that has a deployed pretensioner, and the accompanying buckle
• The 2nd row seat belts and buckles that were in use during the collision

• The Pyrotechnic battery disconnect fuse [IGNITER,BATTERY INTERRUPT]
• The Restraint Control Module (RCM) [MODULE,AIRBAG CONTROL]

After a collision where a front airbag deployed, replace the items below and all accompanying fasteners:

• All deployed airbags [AIRBAG,STEERING WHEEL; AIRBAG,INSTRUMENT PNL; AIRBAG,KNEE BOLSTER]
• Any 1st row seat belt that has a deployed pretensioner, and the accompanying buckle
• If the driver airbag deployed: The steering wheel assembly
• Any 2nd row seat belts and buckles that were in use during the collision
• The pyrotechnic battery disconnect [IGNITER,BATTERY INTERRUPT]
• The Restraint Control Module (RCM) [MODULE,AIRBAG CONTROL]

After a collision where the side air bag(s) deployed, replace these items and all accompanying fasteners:

• All deployed airbags [AIRBAG & SEAT ASSY,FRT; AIRBAG & SEAT BACK ASSY; AIRBAG,ROOF]
• Any seat belt that has a deployed pretensioner, and the accompanying buckle
• The complete 1st row seat assembly that contains the deployed airbag [AIRBAG & SEAT ASSY,FRT]
• Any 2nd row seat belts and buckles that were in use during the collision

• The pyrotechnic battery disconnect [IGNITER,BATTERY INTERRUPT]
• The Restraint Control Module (RCM) [MODULE,AIRBAG CONTROL]

PARTS THAT MUST BE INSPECTED AND REPLACED IF DAMAGED

After any collision:
• Inspect the harnesses and harness connectors that connect to all deployed airbags and pretensioners. Replace any damaged harnesses.
• Inspect the 2nd row seat belts for visible deformation in the seat belt system. Replace any damaged seat belts and their buckles.
• Inspect any impact sensor near the collision area for damage. If a sensor is damaged, replace the sensor and the hardware that attaches the sensor to the vehicle.
[AIRBAG SENSOR,FRT BMPR;AIRBAG SENSOR,FRONT; AIRBAG SENSOR,FRT DOOR; AIRBAG SENSOR,SIDE; AIRBAG SENSOR,SEAT TRACK; AIRBAG SENSOR,QTR PANEL]
• On any undeployed knee airbag (if equipped): Inspect the knee airbag cover for visible signs of damage. If the knee airbag cover is damaged, replace the knee airbag cover and inspect the
knee air bag cushion. If there are visible signs of damage to the knee airbag cushion (such as scuffs, rips or holes) replace it. Inspect the knee airbag module for visual damage (such as bent hooks or scuffing), and replace it if damaged.
• Inspect the 2nd row seats, seat belts, and pretensioners for visible signs of deformation or signs of wear. Replace any damaged components.
• Inspect the seat belt height adjuster and webbing in the 1st row (behind the B-pillar trim) for signs of wear or deformation. Replace any damaged components
• Use Toolbox to test the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) for proper operation.

Additionally, after a collision where the driver airbag deployed:
• Inspect the clock spring for melting or other physical damage. [CLOCK SPRING/LVR,STRG]
• Inspect the top of the steering column.

Additional Information


*This matrix does not currently contain all production vehicles sold in the United States. Please refer back to this page frequently to ensure the most up-to-date information. The following charts were developed in cooperation with AudaExplore, a Solera company. The contents are based on the information available at the time of publication. To ensure that the most recent information is used, always refer to the vehicle maker's technical information before working with airbags and other passive restraint systems.


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