Seat Leon >> Assembly overview - wheel bearing

Assembly overview - wheel bearing assembly, torsion beam axle

Rear suspension

  1. - Grease cap
    • Always renew after removing
    • Removing and installing
    • A proper seal can be achieved only by installing a new grease cap.
  2. - Bolt
    • Always renew after removing
    • 200 Nm +90º
  3. - Wheel bearing unit
    • Removing and installing
    • The wheel bearing and wheel hub are assembled in one housing.
    • This wheel bearing is maintenance-free and has zero play. Carrying out adjustment and repair work is therefore not possible!
  4. - Bolt
    • Always renew after removing
    • 30 Nm +90º
  5. - Heat shield
  6. - Stub axle
  7. - Axle beam

Assembly overview - suspension, multi-link suspension, front-wheel drive

Rear suspension

  1. - Wheel bearing housing
    • Removing and installing
  2. - Bonded rubber bush
    • Replace
  3. - Bolt
    • Tightening torque
  4. - Brake disc
    • Removing and installing
  5. - Grease cap
    • Always renew after removing
    • Removing and installing
    • A proper seal can be achieved only by installing a new grease cap.
  6. - Bolt
    • Always renew after removing
    • Before securing, clean threads in stub axle using a thread tap
    • 200 Nm +90º
  7. - Wheel bearing unit
    • Removing and installing
    • The wheel bearing and wheel hub are assembled in one housing.
    • This wheel bearing is maintenance-free and has zero play. Carrying out adjustment and repair work is therefore not possible!
  8. - Bolt
    • Tightening torque
  9. - Heat shield
    • Removing and installing

Assembly overview - suspension, multi-link suspension, four-wheel drive

Rear suspension

  1. - Drive shaft
  2. - Bolt
    • Always renew after removing
    • 70 Nm +90º
  3. - Wheel bearing housing
    • Removing and installing
  4. - Bonded rubber bush
    • Replace
  5. - Brake disc
    • Removing and installing
  6. - Bolt
    • Tightening torque
  7. - Bolt
    • Loosening and tightening
    • Always renew after removing
    • Before securing, clean threads in stub axle using a thread tap
    • 200 Nm +180º
  8. - Wheel bearing unit
    • Removing and installing
    • The wheel bearing and wheel hub are assembled in one housing.
    • This wheel bearing is maintenance-free and has zero play. Carrying out adjustment and repair work is therefore not possible!
  9. - Bolt
    • Tightening torque
  10. - Heat shield
    • Removing and installing

Exploded view - trailing arm

Rear suspension

  1. - Cover
  2. - Bolt
    • Always renew after removing
    • 50 Nm +45º
  3. - Mounting bracket
  4. - Bolt
    • Always renew after removing
    • 90 Nm +90º
  5. - Wheel bearing housing
    • Different versions possible.
  6. - Trailing arm
    • Removing and installing
  7. - Bonded rubber bush
    • Check fitting position
    • Replace
  8. - Bolt
    • M12 x 1.5
    • Always renew after removing
    • 70 Nm +90º
  9. - Bolt
    • M14 x 1.5
    • Always renew after removing
    • 70 Nm +90º
    Removing and installing wheel bearing housing
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