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The Hansshow Power Frunk V5 has been updated a bit with things like new brackets and power box. They like to keep improving things, and if you bought the version 5 at the end of 2022 or in 2023, this is for you. Check out the video above for a thorough walkthrough of the install process. 

What You Need 

  • Power frunk kit
  • Trim tools  
  • Sharpie – preferably not black 
  • Pry/pick tool for struts 
  • Hex key 5 mm 
  • 8, 10, 13 mm sockets
  • 13 mm wrench 
  • Ratchet 
  • Neiko mini ratchet (for tight spaces)
  • Pliers 
  • Pole or another person to hold frunk open when working on struts 
  • Frog tape (optional)

 Overview of Process 

  1. Remove frunk
  2. Remove OEM struts
  3. Install new Hansshow brackets
  4. Install new Hansshow struts
  5. Install latch part – don’t forget tow hook emergency cable
  6. Attach power to 12v or 16v battery
  7. Wiring
  8. Test frunk closure and adjust latch placement to align correctly. Frunk closure speed set up.
  9. Organize wires with zip ties, making sure they aren’t in the way of the frunk
  10. Put frunk back in

Download the Tesla Model Y Power Frunk Installation Manual here. In the video and the manual, you’ll see how to attach the 12v lead acid battery, but if you have a the Model Y with a 16v lithium battery, this is how the connection should look: