Seat Leon >> Removing and installing wiper arms

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Tool kit for wiper arms - T10369-

Windscreen wash/wipe system

Removing

Caution

Risk of damage to wiper shafts

  • The wiper shafts can be damaged if you attempt to detach the wiper arms without using the puller - T10369/1- .

Note If the wiper motor needs to be run during repair work, the bonnet must be closed (voltage supply to wiper motor is cut off when bonnet is open).

  • Move windscreen wipers to service position.
  • Pry cover caps -arrows- off wiper arms -1- with a screwdriver.
  • Slacken nuts -2- a few turns.

Windscreen wash/wipe system

  • Apply puller - T10369/1- at wiper arm -1- as shown in illustration.
  • Apply thrust piece -2- at wiper shaft.
  • Turn bolt -3- clockwise until wiper arm is clear of wiper shaft.
  • Remove nuts and detach wiper arms.

Windscreen wash/wipe system

Installing

Caution

Risk of damage to body.

  • The wiper arms for driver's and front passenger's side have different lengths.

Installation is carried out in the reverse sequence; note the following:

  • Adjust windscreen wiper arms
    Removing and installing wiper blade
    Removing Move windscreen wipers to service position Lift wiper arm off windscreen. Push the retainer -arrow A- and pull on the wiper blade -1-, as far as it will go. Bend the wiper blade and ...

    Adjusting windscreen wiper arms
    Operation process Note If the wiper motor needs to be run during repair work, the bonnet must be closed (voltage supply to wiper motor is cut off when bonnet is open). Remove wiper arms. Swi ...

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