Seat Leon >> Removing and installing air distribution flap servomotor - V428-

SEAT Leon Service and Repair Manual / Heating and air conditioning / Air conditioning system / Servomotors / Removing and installing air distribution flap servomotor - V428-

Removal:

  • Turn off the ignition and all electricity consumers.

Vehicles without access and start authorisation system

  • Remove ignition key, if fitted.

Vehicles with access and start authorisation system

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

Continued for all vehicles

  • Remove the lower right side of the dash panel on the driver's side.
  • Remove the vent from the foot well area on the drivers side and the corresponding connecting piece.
  • Remove bolts -arrows-.

Air conditioning system

Note

  • Access to the top screw can be carried out from behind the central tube from underneath.
  • Use a Torx T20 angled screwdriver to unscrew the screws.

 

  • Detach the electrical connector -2-.
  • Remove the Control motor of the air distribution - V428- with potentiometer -G645- -1-.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal; note the following.

Note

  • Check operation of flaps and hinge mechanism before fitting.
  • Make sure levers and shafts are properly fitted in the mounts.

 

  • The mount of the control motor can only be attached to the actuating arm -2- in one position.
  • The actuator socket in the control motor must be opposite the actuating arm as shown.

Air conditioning system

Note Turn the mount in the control motor if the mount and actuating arm are not opposite one another.

  • Position control motor on air distribution housing. The actuating arm must engage -arrow- in actuator socket -1-.
  • There must not be any play in the connection between the control motor and actuating arm.

Note The control motor is not properly positioned on the housing if the bolts cannot be fitted.

  • Route wiring harness so that it cannot come into contact with any moving parts (e.g. actuating arm on servomotor).
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