Tesla Model S Door Handle Repair Kit (Gen 2)
Permanently fix your Tesla Model S door handles!
The sudden failure of Tesla Model S self-presenting door handles is a common and often aggravating experience for many early owners.
The design of the earlier Model S door handle was comprised of cheaper, cast components that often led to failure, which Tesla finally addressed in the 3rd Gen of Model S door handles.
Under warranty, the answer is simple; call the service center, and schedule an appointment for a replacement.
However, many early Model S owners with the 1st and 2nd Gen door handles were stuck with an expensive bill that ran upwards of $1000.00 per self-presenting door handle. It also requires a special calibration that only the service center can perform.
In partnership with EV Tuning, TESLARATI is offering a comprehensive Model S Door Handle Rebuild Kit that any DIY person can tackle.
The kit includes a stronger machined stainless steel gear, a new e-clip for retaining the pivot gear on the shaft, Original Equipment Panasonic replacement micro-switches, push nuts to hold the vapor barrier securely, and new door panel clips.
MODEL S DOOR HANDLE REBUILD KIT
- Stainless steel paddle gear (machined and significantly stronger than Tesla's cast unit)
- e-clip retainer for securing pivot gear
- Panasonic OEM replacement micro-switches (sourced directly from Japan) for existing Tesla P/N 1016009-00-C Harness.
- Vapor barrier retainers
- Door panel clips
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