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Seat rail trim cover - how to replace?

OCJeff

OD: 6/4 MYLR5 White/White/20” Del. 9/16
Feb 18, 2021
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My weekend is not coming to smooth ending here….

I was exiting my ‘21 MY and my pant leg snagged on the seat rail trim piece, and partially snapped it (about 6 inches was pulled apart).

Does anyone have any ideas how to remove and replace this part? Seems they are available on eBay from salvaged vehicles. I just can’t find any videos of how to remove the piece. It’s snug, and may require removing or at least loosening the seat. Any assistance would be appreciated.

The part looks like those below (sorry, I can’t resize the image on mobile)…

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Edit: I did find this thread which shows the seat out and the rail covers still attached.

 
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Same thing happened to me last winter. Do you use Easy Entry Mode? I broke a 4 inch piece of the plastic protector off when it got caught in my pant leg as I exited driver's seat. Tesla replaced it while they changed the driver's seat motor. Just caught my leg pant again today in it. I cant find a plastic cover anywhere that covers those angular rail jagged ends . All the third party vendors sell is back of the front seat rail end covers. The Model Y has been out a while. We can't be the only people experiencing this?
 

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