Seat Leon >> Removing and installing steering column switch module

Removing

  • Move steering wheel down and to rear as far as possible, making use of full range of steering column adjuster.
  • 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

  • Remove steering wheel .

Note Secure with adhesive tape -2- the spring for airbag/retractor ring with contact ring - F138- -1- in the centre position.

  • Remove steering column trim (bottom) .
  • Install upper steering column cover .
WARNING

Risk of irreparable damage to electronic components due to static discharge.

  • Before disconnecting the electrical connection, the mechanic must discharge static by briefly touching striker plate for door or similar.
  • Remove the fuse -4- of the plug connector -3- and press the unlocking element downwards, disconnect the plug connector -3-.
  • Pull out the fuse -1- of the plug connector -2- and press it downwards, disconnect the plug connector -2-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Unscrew the bolt -2-.
  • Remove the switch module -1- of the steering column.
  • Remove the Steering column electronics control unit - J527- from the steering column switching module.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Installing

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

  • Before pushing on the steering column switch module, check the following on the steering column electronics control unit -3-:
    • The "arrows" -1- must face each other.
    • Coil connector -2- must be visible through window between "arrows" -4-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

    Assembly overview - steering column switch module
    - Shear bolts 2 units. These are securing bolts. These are tightened until the head of the bolt shears-off. - Steering column - Switch module with indicator switch - ...

    Removing and installing steering column electrical control unit J527
    Removing Turn front wheels in straight-ahead position - steering wheel in 0-position. Move steering wheel down and to rear as far as possible, making use of full range of steering column adj ...

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