Seat Leon >> Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring

Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, torsion beam axle

Rear suspension

  1. - Bolt
    • Always renew after removing
    • 50 Nm +45º
  2. - Shock absorber
    • Removing and installing
    • Defective shock absorbers must always be degassed and drained before disposal
  3. - Upper spring seat
    • Fit on "lug" on body.
  4. - Spring
    • Removing and installing
  5. - Clamping ring
    • After installing stone deflector, press clamp ring on so it is flush
  6. - Lower spring seat
    • Turn end of spring against stop
    • When installing, fit pin in aperture in spring mounting on axle beam.
  7. - Axle beam
  8. - Stone deflector
  9. - Expanding rivet
  10. - Bolt
    • Always renew after removing
    • Always tighten bolted connection with suspension in unladen position
    • 70 Nm +180º

Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, multi-link suspension

Rear suspension

  1. - Bolt
    • Always renew after removing
    • 50 Nm +45º
  2. - Shock absorber
    • Removing and installing
    • Note correct installation position of cable tie fastener.
    • Defective shock absorbers must always be degassed and drained before disposal
  3. - Upper spring seat
    • Fit on "lug" on body.
  4. - Spring
    • Removing and installing
  5. - Clamp
    • Assists with installation
  6. - Lower spring seat
    • Turn end of spring against stop
    • When installing, fit pin into aperture in spring mounting on lower transverse link -arrow-.
  7. - Lower transverse arm
  8. - Nut
    • Always renew after removing
    • Always tighten bolted connection with suspension in unladen position
    • 70 Nm +180º
  9. - Bolt
    • Always renew after removing
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