NASTF PSA – Tesla Servicing Information

October 28, 2021


Automotive Technicians, NASTF has released new information on industry changing news! After 4 years of working together with Tesla, NASTF is pleased to announce that Tesla scan tool and service information is now available to the aftermarket. For the American and Canadian markets (Canadian version is in the final testing stages) things are changing rapidly that's why the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) has brought their best experts to explain how to find, set-up, and implement this new information so you can add this new service opportunity to your shop.

Although there is not much maintenance to perform on Tesla’s there are certain functions you must use to service these vehicles requiring the Tool Box 3. Information on accessing Tool Box 3 is available at

By watching the PSA above, NASTF Board member, Seth Thorson will help you learn what you need to know about connecting to the Tesla. This includes what tools you need to connect, where to connect for access inside the vehicle, and steps to connect via the Tool Box 3. You will also gain a brief understanding of some basic features you will be able to access once you have connected to the Tesla vehicle.

An Introduction to Tesla's Diagnostic Software

Scott Brown, NASTF Board member covers in detail the basic steps you’ll need to get started with Tesla’s Tool Box 3 software. Tesla has released Tool Box 3 supporting Model 3 and Model Y vehicles. The growing popularity of Tesla vehicles means you will start seeing them in your shop if you have not already. Go to for more information.



Please take a moment to view the video above to learn more about how to add this new service opportunity to your shop.

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