Seat Leon >> Air distribution flap control mechanism: Removing and installing

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Removing and installing front air distribution flap actuation unit (heater and manually controlled air conditioner)

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

  • Disconnect battery.
  • Remove the dash panel .
  • Remove the front air distribution flap control motor.
  • Carefully press off the actuating lever -7- -arrow-.
  • Carefully press the actuating lever -3- off the defrost flap lever -2-.
  • Remove bolts -1, 4, 8-.
  • Lift off the actuation unit -9-.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal; note the following.

Air conditioning system

Note

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

 

  • Check for correct mutual positioning of the two gear wheels.
  • The rectangular tooth -2- must engage in the gap -3- at the gear wheel -1-.

Air conditioning system

  • When fitting the actuation unit, the actuating lever -5- must engage in the lever -6- of the centre vent flap.

Air conditioning system

Front air distribution flap control mechanism: Removing and installing Heating and manually controlled air conditioning

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

  • Disconnect battery.
  • Remove the dash panel.
  • Remove the front air distribution flap control motor.
  • Carefully press off the actuating lever -5- -arrow-.
  • Remove bolts -1, 2, 6-.
  • Lift off the actuation unit -7-.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal; note the following.

Air conditioning system

Note

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

 

  • Check for correct mutual positioning of the two gear wheels.
  • The rectangular tooth -2- must engage in the gap -3- at the gear wheel -1-.

Air conditioning system

  • When fitting the actuation unit, the actuating lever -3- must engage in the lever -4- of the centre vent flap.

Air conditioning system

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