Model S

Model S 2012-2016 Service manual and wiring diagram + theory of operation guides

edited March 8 in Model S
I don't know if Tesla will kill this thread, but until then these are the manuals I was able to purchase on eBay.



  • edited November 2018
  • edited November 2018
    Awesome; thank you!
  • edited November 2018
    You are the man! Now if I could just get a hold of the Toolbox software.
  • edited November 2018
  • edited November 2018
    My butler is tasked with never allowing me to hit a silver link.
  • edited November 2018
  • edited November 2018
    OMG these are fantastic—thank you, Silver2K!
  • edited January 2019
    Indeed the manuals are great. Now for a second act, does someone have the same manual for the more recent models?
  • edited November -1
    Daisy the Road they have a Tesla Service and Repair Subscription site
  • Seriously, this is a gold mine. If it weren't for the complete inability to buy parts, that is. I am however about to install a second-hand console, so being able to review the procedure for removal is awesome. Thanks for posting!
  • edited July 2019
    if you click on a picture on the PAGE:
    to get the picture with moore densety:

    it's called a Link, per example:

    But there is no subdirectory
  • edited November -1
    @brandon - Not sure what you're talking about (inability to buy parts). I've bought quite a few parts from Tesla. While you might not be able to buy a 1000 lb battery, any part I've needed was available, often in stock at my local service center. A few parts I've bought, which perhaps never fail, were not in stock and took less than a week to get. I often buy parts to rework them at home and then swap them on my car when I'm ready to install the modified part. I then have the unmodified part, should I need to restore it back to original.

    I have heard some parts are restricted for those trying to rebuild a salvaged car, but otherwise, seems easy to get parts.
  • edited July 2019
    TT - what kind of parts are you buying and what are you modifying? Just curious...
  • edited July 2019
    One of my last big projects was adding lighting to the front of my S: Required modifing the front of the Tesla, so I bought new parts to figure out how to modify them. Part numbers are in the article.

    For a long list of modifications I've done (some with changed Tesla parts):

    I haven't done any suspension or brake changes, so I don't know if those are restricted parts or not. Those areas are beyond my feeble abilities :)
  • edited August 2019
    Great thanks! Helped me on fixing my master charger on my S
  • edited September 2019
    Awesome! I was considering posting a video of cleaning ground connections in my 2013 model S and this info will help me use the correct part names.
  • edited January 20
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