Seat Leon >> Self-aligning bearing and rubber bearing of the roller rocker arms: Visual inspection for damage

SEAT Leon Service and Repair Manual / Maintenance / Description of work / Self-aligning bearing and rubber bearing of the roller rocker arms: Visual inspection for damage

NOTICE This test must be performed with the vehicle standing on its wheels.

  • Make sure that the dust protective caps -arrow- are not damaged and are properly fitted.
  • Check the rear side of the dust caps using a mirror.

Maintenance

  • Check that the bearing of the wishbone -arrows- is not damaged.
  • There must be no clearance.
  • The vulcanised rubber bearing must not tear nor have any porous locations.

Maintenance

Coupling rod and rubber bearing of the stabiliser coupling: Visual inspection for damage

  • Check that the dust guards of the coupling rods -arrows- are not damaged.

Maintenance

  • Check that the rubber bearings -arrow- are not damaged.

Maintenance

Automatic gearbox: renewing ATF

NOTICE The ATF for manual gearbox 09G must be changed, especially in warm countries. The consumption of ATF gearbox oil is greater under these climatic conditions. Countries affected are listed in the following table.

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Maintenance

Maintenance

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