Seat Leon >> Removing and installing tail lights on tailgate

Installing and removing tailgate lights, Leon / Leon SC

Removing

  • Switch off ignition and all electrical consumers.

Vehicles without access and start authorisation system

  • Remove ignition key, if fitted.

Vehicles with access and start authorisation system

  • Store the ignition key outside the vehicle to prevent the ignition from being switched on unintentionally.

Continued for all vehicles

  • Open tailgate.
  • Clip out the service cover -1- from the tailgate trim.
  • Remove the lock -arrow-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Remove the electrical connector.
  • Unscrew the three nuts -arrow- of the rear light.
  • Remove the rear light.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Installing

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

  • First secure exterior bolts, checking clearances between sides of optical group and body.
  • Ensure contact of the edges of the casing with the bodywork.

Specified torques

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Remove and install tailgate lights, Leon ST

Removing

  • Switch off ignition and all electrical consumers.

Vehicles without access and start authorisation system

  • Remove ignition key, if fitted.

Vehicles with access and start authorisation system

  • Store the ignition key outside the vehicle to prevent the ignition from being switched on unintentionally.

Continued for all vehicles

  • Open tailgate.
  • Clip out the service cover -1- from the tailgate trim.
  • Remove the lock -arrow-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Disconnect plug -1-.
  • Unscrew the three nuts -arrow- of the rear light.
  • Remove the rear light.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Installing

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

  • First secure exterior bolts, checking clearances between sides of optical group and body.
  • Ensure contact of the edges of the casing with the bodywork.

Specified torques

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Installing and removing tailgate lights, Leon / Leon SC, LED

Removing

  • Switch off ignition and all electrical consumers.

Vehicles without access and start authorisation system

  • Remove ignition key, if fitted.

Vehicles with access and start authorisation system

  • Store the ignition key outside the vehicle to prevent the ignition from being switched on unintentionally.

Continued for all vehicles

  • Open tailgate.
  • Clip out the service cover -1- from the tailgate trim.
  • Remove the lock -arrow-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Remove the electrical connector.
  • Unscrew the three nuts -arrow- of the rear light.
  • Remove the rear light.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Installing

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

  • First secure exterior bolts, checking clearances between sides of optical group and body.
  • Ensure contact of the edges of the casing with the bodywork.

Specified torques

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Remove and install tailgate lights, Leon ST, LED

Removing

  • Switch off ignition and all electrical consumers.

Vehicles without access and start authorisation system

  • Remove ignition key, if fitted.

Vehicles with access and start authorisation system

  • Store the ignition key outside the vehicle to prevent the ignition from being switched on unintentionally.

Continued for all vehicles

  • Open tailgate.
  • Clip out the service cover -1- from the tailgate trim.
  • Remove the lock -arrow-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Disconnect plug -1-.
  • Unscrew the three nuts -arrow- of the rear light.
  • Remove the rear light.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Installing

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

  • First secure exterior bolts, checking clearances between sides of optical group and body.
  • Ensure contact of the edges of the casing with the bodywork.

Specified torques

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

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