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Tesla Model 3 Soft Close Door and Auto Present Door Handle Installation Guide

Instructions:

1. How to use the auto present door handle:

  • Unlock – the handle automatically present – the handle automatically retracts after 30 seconds when not in operation
  • Lock the car – automatically retract the handle
  • Unlock – automaticlly present the handle – open the door – close the door – the handle automatically retracts after 8 seconds of inactivity
  • Unlock – touch automatically present the handle – the handle automatically retracts after 12 seconds of inactivity

2. How to use soft close door:

  • Automatically tighten when closing the first-level lock.

Precautions:

>>The main steps of dismantling the front door trim of Tesla model 3: Front door exterior trim panel → interior trim panel (glass back frame no need to remove) →glass sealing strip → glass.

>>The main steps of disassembling the rear door trim of the Tesla model3: the outer trim of the rear door → glass sealing strip → glass → interior panel with the back frame removed in one piece.

>>When the front and rear side doors are not equipped with glass, the position of the glass back frame cannot be adjusted to the lowest to avoid breaking the sliding seat on the back frame.

>>After installation, the door glass requires an initialization operation. Otherwise, there may have an error message of “window not closed” in the console screen/mobile App.Initialization Method: after completing installation and restoration, raise the 4 doors glass separately to the highest level in the door open state. Then close the door, the glass will automatically pop upward. At this time, if the error message still exists, adjust the window glass to the top and bottom several times. The window system initialization will be completed until there is no error message.

Tools Required:

tools required for installing the Model 3 soft close door and auto present door handle

Steps to Disassemble the Front Door Trim of Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 Rear Door Trim Panel Disassembly Steps

Tesla Model 3 Soft Close Door Installation Steps

Tesla Model 3 Auto Present Door Handle Modification Steps

Wiring Diagram

General Wiring Diagram:
The picture shows the wiring diagram of the main driving door, and the wiring of other doors is the same.

Tesla Model 3 Soft Close Door and Auto Present Door Handle Installation Guide

Switch Door Test:

  1. Restore the glass.
  2. Plug the glass lifting motor plug.
  3. Plug in the courtesy lamp.
  4. Adjust the glass to the lowest position.
  5. (Check whether the body lock has been replaced) Close the door to the next level and observe whether the electric suction work is normal and the auto present door handle is normal.
  6. After everything is normal, with the door closed, slowly raise the glass and observe whether the glass installation position is correct.
  7. After completing the above work, the car can be restored.

Installation Precautions

Soft Close Door

  1. Follow the instructions to route the cables, and pay attention to the segment points on the cables.
  2. When passing the cables through the door panel, pay attention to protect the wire plug, do not tear it and affect the waterproof effect.
  3. The lock on the original door panel should be filled with a gasket before closing the door to prevent the door from jamming and opening.
  4. The wiring harness installed in the door panel is routed according to the original vehicle line to avoid affecting the original car glass lifting.
  5. The plug must be inserted tightly (there will be a sound), and not plugged in will cause incorrect function and water ingress.
  6. The female plug of the original car lock block and the male plug of our company need to be pressed firmly, fasten the clip.
  7. After the lock block is installed, first test the normal function and then close the door to test.

Auto Present Door Handle

  1. Follow the instructions to route the cables, and pay attention to the segment points on the cables.
  2. When passing the cables through the door panel, pay attention to protect the wire plug, do not tear it, and affect the waterproof effect.
  3. When installing the door handle motor, pay attention to protect the motor cable to avoid torn off.
  4. When installing the door handle motor, pay attention to the direction of the motor cable, install it according to the instructions, and avoid pressing it to the end shell switch.
  5. The plug must be inserted tightly (there will be a sound), otherwise, the plug will not function properly and get water ingress.
  6. Route the installed harness in the door panel according to the original vehicle cables, so as to avoid affecting the original car glass lifting.

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