Seat Leon >> Notched belt for camshaft drive: Check

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Remove the top guard and check the toothed belt.

Install the top toothed belt guard.

WARNING

Applies only for petrol engines as they do not have a specified timing belt change interval.

Remove the top guard and check the toothed belt:

  • Expose the hoses at bracket -3-.
  • Unscrew the bolt -2-.
  • Release clips -arrows- and detach toothed belt cover (top) -1-.

Maintenance

  • Turn crankshaft by the bolt of the crankshaft toothed belt in the direction of the engine and check the entire toothed belt for the following:
    • Cracks, cross-sectional breaks, cracks (coating) -arrow-
    • Side contact
    • Fraying of cord strands
    • Cracks (in teeth base) -arrow-
    • Layer separation (toothed belt body, draw strands)
    • Surface cracks (synthetic coating)
    • Traces of oil and grease

Maintenance

NOTICE If faults are found always renew toothed belt. This will avoid possible breakdowns or operating problems. The replacement of a toothed belt is a repair measure.

Install the top toothed belt guard:

  • Installation is carried out in reverse order. When installing, note the following:
  • Tighten bolt -2- to a torque of 8 Nm.

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