Seat Leon >> Removing and installing air-intake duct

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 drip rail.
  • If present: separate the electric connector from the air quality sensor - G238- .
  • Remove nuts -arrows-.
  • Take the fresh air intake -1- out of the plenum chamber.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal; note the following.

Assembly sequence:

  • Align air grille on metal collar.
  • Hold air intake grille and screw on outer nut until it reaches half of welded stud.
  • Screw on nut on opposite side.
  • Tighten outer nut.
  • Tighten centre nut.

Note

  • The seal -2- must be properly seated on air intake grille.
  • Water may ingress into the fresh air intake if the fresh air intake grille is damaged or not properly fitted. This may result in complaints about odours from the heater/air conditioner and/or moisture in the passenger compartment.

Air conditioning system

Specified torques:

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