Seat Leon >> Renewing bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

Renewing front bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • attachment tool - T10219-
  • Tightening plate - VW 402-
  • Die - VW 411-

Front suspension

  • Die - VW 412-

Front suspension

  • Remove lower suspension link.

Pressing out bonded rubber bush

  • Press out bonded rubber bush as shown.
  1. - Die - VW 411-
  2. - Tube - T10219/1- (the cut-out must face the suspension link)
  3. - Tightening plate - VW 402-

Front suspension

Insert the bonded rubber bush

  • Align bonded rubber bushes -1- to suspension link -2-.

The grooves -3- must face towards suspension link -2- as shown in illustration.

  • Apply assembly lubricant - G 294 421 A1- to outside of bonded rubber bush.

Front suspension

  • Press in bonded rubber bush as illustrated.
  1. - Drift - T10219/2-
  2. - Bonded rubber bush
  3. - Tube - T10219/1- (the cut-out must face the suspension link)
  4. - Tightening plate - VW 402-

Front suspension

Note At start of pressing-in process, bonded rubber bush is temporarily slanted. During further procedure, the bonded rubber bush then straightens. It does not have to be pushed further.

  • Press in bonded rubber bush until core of bush -1- and hole in suspension link -2- are flus

Front suspension

  • Press bush back slightly in the suspension link.
  1. - Die - VW 412-
  2. - Pipe - T10219/1-
  3. - Tightening plate - VW 402-

Front suspension

The dimensions -a- and -b- must be the same.

  • Install lower suspension link

Front suspension

Renewing rear bonded rubber bush for lower suspension link

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Tube for wheel bearing - 3345-
  • attachment tool - 3348-
  • Tightening plate - VW 401-
  • Die - VW 411-
  • Die - VW 412-
  • Removal and installing tool - VW 459-

  • Remove lower suspension link.
  • Vehicles with manual gearbox or dual clutch gearbox 0CW
  • Vehicles with dual clutch gearbox 0D9

Pressing out bonded rubber bush

  • Press out bonded rubber bush as shown.
  1. - Die - VW 411-
  2. - attachment tool - 3348-
  3. - Wishbone
  4. - Tube for wheel bearing - 3345-
  5. - Tightening plate - VW 401-

Installation position of bonded rubber bushes

  • The embossed arrow points between the two markings -arrows A- in the wishbone.
  • Lever -arrow B- must face centre of vehicle.

Front suspension

Insert the bonded rubber bush

  • Press in bonded rubber bush as illustrated.
  1. - Die - VW 412-
  2. - Sleeve - VW 459/2- , inner shoulder of sleeve -arrow- faces downwards
  3. - Wishbone
  4. - Tube for wheel bearing - 3345-
  5. - Tightening plate - VW 401-

Front suspension

Note Press in bonded rubber bush until wheel bearing tube - 3345- makes contact with wishbone.

Grease bonded rubber bush:

The kidney-shaped area -1- of the rubber bush must be greased.

  • To do this, apply grease from the upper side of the kidneyshaped area -1-.
  • Use grease -N.052.150.00.- .

Front suspension

  • The required quantity of grease for both sides is approx. 1 cm -Dimension a-.
    • Apply about half the grease quantity in each kidney-shaped area (approx. 0.5 cm).
  • The grease must be applied to the upper side with a normal paint brush.
  • The contact surfaces for the suspension link must not come into contact with the grease.
  • Install lower suspension link

Front suspension

  • Vehicles with manual gearbox or dual clutch gearbox 0CW
  • Vehicles with dual clutch gearbox 0D9
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