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Mystery Nut?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by kindred7, Feb 16, 2020.

  1. kindred7

    kindred7 Member

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    Hey all, so here's the story I opened my hatch and found this nut loose in the back. Right behind the rear seats, just sitting there.

    Any idea where it's from? It looks like it should be on the body of the car (car paint color is on the nut) but it doesn't look familiar to me. Thanks!
     

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  2. jelloslug

    jelloslug Active Member

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    It's called a PEM nut. It's a self clenching fastener that is pressed into sheet metal. It should not be just rolling around in the car.
     

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