Seat Leon >> Removing and installing coupling rod

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrenches - V.A.G 1331-
  • Support tool - T10038-
  • Engine and gearbox jack - VAS 6931- or - V.A.G 1383 A-

Rear suspension

Removing

  • Remove rear wheel on affected side.
  • Use tensioning straps - T10038- to strap vehicle to support beams of lifting platform on both sides.
  1. - Support tool - T10038-
WARNING

If the vehicle is not strapped down, there is a great danger that the vehicle will slip off the lifting platform!

Rear suspension

Vehicles with stone deflector

  • Remove spreader rivets -1-.
  • Remove bolts -2- for stone guard -3-.

Continuation for all models:

  • Position engine and gearbox jack - VAS 6931- or - V.A.G 1383 A- beneath the lower transverse link.
  • Press transverse suspension link upwards slightly.

Rear suspension

  • Undo nuts -1- and -3- and pull out bolt -4-.
  • Pull coupling rod -2- out of anti-roll bar and trailing arm.

Installing

Carry out installation in the reverse sequence, noting the following:

Rear suspension

  • Insert coupling rod -2-, fit nuts -1- and -3- and tighten in unladen position.
  • When tightening nut -1-, counterhold at multi-point socket of bolt.

Rear suspension

    Removing and installing anti-roll bar
    Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque wrenches - V.A.G 1331- Removing Remove rear wheels. Note The following steps are described for the left side of the vehicle. Th ...

    See also:

    Differential: Adjust
    Special tools and workshop equipment required End dimension plate - VW 385/17- Universal dial gauge bracket - VW 387- Tightening plate - VW 402- Tightening plate - VW 401- Die - VW 408- ...