Seat Leon >> Lock cylinder, removing and installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Dowel pin - T40011-

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Removing

  • Switch off ignition and all electrical consumers.
  • Remove steering column trim (bottom) .
  • Remove the lock cylinder carefully from the -arrow- immobiliser reading coil.

Note The immobiliser reading oil is secured to the lock cylinder and cannot be replaced separately.

  • Turn spare key to "ignition on" position, thereby aligning recess in trim -arrow- with hole in ignition lock.

Note For illustration purposes, the correct ignition lock position is shown without ignition key.

  • Insert dowel pin - T40011- into hole as far as stop and at the same time pull lock cylinder -1- with reader coil out of steering lock housing -2-.
WARNING

Risk of lock-up on steering lock.

  • Do not operate steering lock without lock cylinder.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Note

  • A blocked steering lock must be replaced.
  • The reader coil is integrated into the lock cylinder and cannot be renewed separately.
  • The complete lock cylinder must be renewed if the reader coil is defective.
  • A new lock cylinder can be ordered from the responsible distribution centre or the importer. When ordering, the vehiclespecific locking number according to the VIN must be provided.

 

  • Unplug electrical connector at reader coil.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Installing

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

  • Insert spare key in lock cylinder and turn to "ignition on" position.
  • Re-insert locking pin - T40011- in hole on end face as far as it will go.
  • Fit the connector to the immobilizer reader coil.
  • Insert lock cylinder -1- with reader coil in steering lock housing -2-.
  • Pull out locking pin - T40011- and press in lock cylinder firmly until catch engages audibly.
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