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Model S Motors Count

This is our current count of motors and solenoids used in the Model S and X. See the lower chart for differences in the Model X.

HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) motors are based on our review of a recent Tesla Motors patent filing, but the actual implementation may differ.

AC PropulsionRear & FrontOptional front122
Air Shock LevelingAllOptional111
Battery Dehumidifier FanCenter111
Charging Port Connector LockRearSolenoid111
Charging Port CloserRearNewer cars111
Display/Electronics Cooling FanInternal2122
Door Handle ExtensionSide414
Door Lock/ReleaseSideSolenoid?414
Electric Brakes (new cars)Front111
Electric Parking BrakesRear212
Frunk ReleaseFrontSolenoid?111
Glove Box ReleaseInteriorSolenoid?111
Headlight High-Beam ShutterFront212
HVAC Air Recirculation FlapFront111
HVAC CompressorFront400 VDC111
HVAC Fluid PumpsFront212
HVAC Interior FanFront111
HVAC Radiator FanFront111
HVAC Radiator FlapsFront211
HVAC Secondary FanFront111
Left/Right/Defrost Airflow DiverterFront111
Rear Lift GateRearOptional111
Rear Lift Gate ReleaseRearSolenoid?111
Seat Adjustment, 12-WayCenter2612
Side Mirror AdjustmentSide224
Side Mirror FoldingSide212
Steering AssistFront111
Windshield Washer SprayerFront111
Total Motors 62

Motors for the Model X (differences from the S)

Door handle ExtensionSide Not on X-41-4
Falcon Wing DoorsSide224
Front DoorsSideOptional212
Second Row SeatsCenter 3 seats326
Total X Motors 70

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