Seat Leon >> Window wiper arms: check park position

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - VAG 1331-

Maintenance

  • Switch on the ignition.
  • Activate the rear window washer and ensure the wiper arm reaches the resting position.
  • Switch off ignition.
  • Check whether distance between ends of wiper blades are positioned with the bottom edge in the following.

a - 19 + 5 mm

NOTICE Dimension -a- gives the distance from the point of the wiper blade to the lower edge of the window.

Depending on the model, the rear windscreen has the height -a- for setting engraved on it.

Maintenance

  • Switch on the ignition.
  • Activate the rear window washer and ensure the wiper arm reaches the resting position.
  • Re-check the windscreen wiper arm adjustment; correct it if necessary.

Eliminating scratching noises on the rear windscreen wiper

Possible causes for a scratch in the rear windscreen wiper:

  • Scratched glass
  • Rubber brushes, loose or deteriorated.
  • Arms/brushes, loose or bent
  • Brushes, with wax or uneven

If none of the reasons for the complaint "of the rear windscreen wiper causing scratching noises" is specified above apply, before replacing the rear windscreen wiper blade, check the working angle of the wiped blade and set if necessary.

Rear wiper blade: removing and installing

Removing

  • Raise the rear window wiper arm and fit the blade in the position as shown in the figure.
  • Keep the tab pressed in -1- and remove the blade -3- in the direction of the -arrow-.

Installation

Installation is done in reverse order of removal operations During this step, observe the following:

  • The wiper can only be installed in one position.
  • You must be able to hear the wiper blade of the rear windscreen wiper clicking into the wiper arm.

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