Tesla Model Y Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model Y: Polishing, Touch Up, and Body Repair

Tesla Model Y (2020-2024) Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Cleaning / Polishing, Touch Up, and Body Repair

To preserve the cosmetic appearance of the body, you can occasionally treat the paint surfaces with an approved polish containing:

  • Very mild abrasive to remove surface contamination without removing or damaging the paint.
  • Filling compounds that fill scratches and reduce their visibility.
  • Wax to provide a protective coating between the paint and environmental elements.

Regularly inspect the exterior paint for damage. Treat minor chips and scratches using a paint touch-up pen (available for purchase from Tesla). Use the touch-up pen after washing but before polishing or waxing.

Repair rock chips, fractures or scratches. Refer to https://www.tesla.com/support/body-shop-support for more information on repair locations and available services.

CAUTION: Do not use cutting pastes, color restoration compounds, or polishes containing harsh abrasives. These can scour the surface and permanently damage the paint.

CAUTION: Do not use chrome polish or other abrasive cleaners.

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