Removing and Installing Lug Nut Covers

If your Model Y is equipped with lug nut covers, you must remove them to access the lug nuts.

To remove a lug nut cover:

  1. Place the curved part of the lug nut cover tool (located in the glovebox for some vehicles, or you can use a small allen wrench) into the lowered perimeter around the middle of the lug nut cover.
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    The lug nut cover tool can also be purchased at an auto parts store or through online retailers.
    Arrow pointing from lug nut tool to circular indentation below the base of Tesla "T" on lug nut cover
  2. Twist the lug nut cover tool so that the end of the curved part is facing away from the Tesla "T".
  3. Firmly pull the lug nut tool away from the wheel until the lug nut cover is released.
    Pulling lug nut tool outwards to remove lug nut cover

To install the lug nut cover:

  1. Align the lug nut cover into position.
  2. Push firmly on the lug nut cover until it fully snaps into place.
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    Make sure the lug nut cover is fully secure before driving to prevent it from falling off.