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Cracked tail light housing

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Jhall118, Oct 3, 2016.

  1. Jhall118

    Jhall118 Member

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    Was backing up in a pitch black driveway of a friends house, and didn't see this crazy tree branch. It impaled my tail light, punching a hole in the plastic.

    I haven't called Tesla yet (I will), but I see the entire housing on ebay for ~$140. Is this something that is relatively easy to DIY? Is there any way to just replace the external plastic?
     

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    Jhall118 Member

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    I bought the entire housing for $239 brand new from Tesla. Took me about an hour to install (first time). It was a pain, and I broke about 6 clips that I will need to replace removing trim, but it's totally doable for even idiots like me.
     

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