Seat Leon >> Steering lock housing: removing and installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Centre guide - T20190-

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

  • Remove steering column switch module.
  • Unplug electrical connectors -1 and 4-.
  • Remove breakable head bolts -2- by drilling them with an angular hand drill.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Drill out both screw heads with the tool T20190 and a Ø 5-mm drill, drilling depth 7 mm. Replace the drill with a Ø 10-mm drill and repeat the process until both screw heads have been removed from the screws.
  • Remove ignition/starter switch.
  • Remove lock cylinder

  • Detach steering lock housing -3-.

Installing

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

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Tighten new bolts -arrows- until head shears off.

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