Seat Leon >> Secure the subframe

Fixing position of subframe, multi-link suspension, front-wheel drive

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Locking device - T10096-

Rear suspension

  • Engine/gearbox jack - VAS 6931-

Rear suspension

  • Rear axle support - T10552-

Preparing rear axle support - T10552-

  • Loosen bolts -arrows- and set dimension -a-.

a - 250 mm

Tighten bolts -arrow-.

Rear suspension

  • Loosen bolt -arrow- for support - T10552/2- -2-.

Rear suspension

  • Turn support - T10552/2- -2- in such a way that hollow points perpendicular to the direction of travel.
  • Set dimension -b-.

b - 330 mm

Tighten bolt -arrow- to 30 Nm.

Rear suspension

  • Loosen mounting pins - T10552/1- -3- at bottom on both sides.
  • Set dimension -c-.

c - 47 mm

Rear suspension

  • Turn threaded sleeve of mounting pins - T10552/1- -3- on both sides to set dimension -d-.

d - 230 mm

Rear suspension

  • Fit rear axle support - T10552- -1- on the engine and gearbox carrier - V.A.G 1383 A- or - VAS 6931- .

Rear suspension

  • Tighten bolt -arrow- to 30 Nm.

Rear suspension

  • Position rear axle support - T10552- -1- with the engine and gearbox jack - V.A.G 1383 A- or - VAS 6931- -5- under the rear axle and move upwards.

Rear suspension

  • Insert mounting pins - T10552/1- -2- in holes of rear axle -arrows A-.
  • Secure support - T10552/2- -3- on rear axle using tensioning strap -4-.

Installing locating pins - T10096-

  • Remove bolt -1- on both sides.
    • To fix position of subframe, locating pins - T10096- must be screwed in successively at positions -2- and -3- on both sides of vehicle.

Rear suspension

  • Remove one of the front bolts of the subframe -arrow-

Rear suspension

  • Screw in locating pins - T10096- -1-.

Note The locating pins - T10096- must not be tightened to more than 20 Nm, otherwise the threads of the locating pins will be damaged.

  • This procedure must now be carried out for the second front bolt and the rear bolts of the subframe.

The position of the subframe is now fixed.

Rear suspension

Fixing position of subframe, multi-link suspension, four-wheel drive

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Locking device - T10096-

Rear suspension

  • Engine/gearbox jack - VAS 6931-

Rear suspension

  • Rear axle support - T10552-

Preparing rear axle support - T10552-

  • Loosen bolts -arrows- and set dimension -a-.

a - 250 mm

Tighten bolts -arrow-.

Rear suspension

  • Loosen bolt -arrow- for support - T10552/2- -2-.

Rear suspension

  • Turn support - T10552/2- -2- in such a way that hollow points in direction of travel.
  • Set dimension -b-.

b - 410 mm

Tighten bolt -arrow- to 30 Nm.

Rear suspension

  • Loosen mounting pins - T10552/1- -3- at bottom on both sides.
  • Set dimension -c-.

c - 47 mm

Rear suspension

  • Turn threaded sleeve of mounting pins - T10552/1- -3- on both sides to set dimension -d-.

d - 215 mm

Rear suspension

  • Fit rear axle support - T10552- -1- on the engine and gearbox carrier - V.A.G 1383 A- or - VAS 6931- .

Rear suspension

  • Tighten bolt -arrow- to 30 Nm.

Rear suspension

  • Position rear axle support - T10552- -1- with the engine and gearbox jack - V.A.G 1383 A- or - VAS 6931- -1- under the rear axle and move upwards.

Rear suspension

  • Insert mounting pins - T10552/1- -2- in holes of rear axle -arrows A-.
  • Secure support - T10552/2- -3- on rear axle using tensioning strap -4-.

Installing locating pins - T10096-

In order to secure to the subframe, the locating pins must be screwed in sequentially on positions -1- on both sides - T10096- of the vehicle.

  • Unscrew one hexagon bolt -1- on both sides.

Note The figure only shows the left-hand side of the vehicle for greater clarity.

Rear suspension

  • Screw in locating pins - T10096- -1-.

Note The locating pins - T10096- must not be tightened to more than 20 Nm, otherwise the threads of the locating pins will be damaged.

  • Replace securing bolts on subframe one after the other on both sides with a locating pin from the locating pin sets - T10096- -1- and tighten to 20 Nm.

The position of the subframe is now fixed.

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