Seat Leon >> Renewing bonded rubber bush for wheel bearing housing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • attachment tool - 3301-
  • attachment tool - 3350-
  • Torque wrenches - V.A.G 1332-
  • Viscous fan fitting tool - 3367-
  • Actuating arm - 3390-
  • attachment tool - 3346-

Rear suspension

Removing

  • Loosen wheel bolts.
  • Raise vehicle.
  • Undo the wheel.

Vehicles with vehicle level senders

  • Remove bolts -1-.
  • Remove retainer for rear left vehicle level sender -2-.

Rear suspension

Vehicles with stone deflector

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

Continuation for all models:

  • Remove the springs.

Rear suspension

Pressing out bonded rubber bush

  1. - Nut - 3346/3-
  2. - Thrust plate from assembly tool - 3301-
  3. - Actuating arm - 3390-
  4. - Sleeve from assembly tool - 3350-
  5. - Nut
  6. - Spindle - 3346/2-
  • Pull out bonded rubber bush by turning nut - 3346/3- -1-. When doing this, counterhold spindle - 3346/2- -6-.

Rear suspension

Insert the bonded rubber bush

Note

  • When pulling in, make sure that the tip of the spindle - 3301/1- does not stick to the wheel bearing housing.
  • Do not use lubricant.
  • Insert bearing carefully so it does not cant.
  1. - Nut from assembly tool - 3301-
  2. - Thrust plate from assembly tool - 3301-
  3. - Thrust piece from assembly tool - 3346- , with open side facing towards wheel bearing housing
  4. - Wheel bearing housing
  5. - Bonded rubber bush
  6. - Press tool - 3367/2-
  7. - Spindle - 3301/1-
  • Pull in bonded rubber bush just far enough that it is positioned right in front of wheel bearing housing by turning nut - 3301- -1-. When doing this, counterhold spindle - 3301/1- -7-.

Rear suspension

  • Remove tools, and fit them again as shown in illustration.
  1. - Nut from assembly tool - 3301-
  2. - Thrust plate from assembly tool - 3301-
  3. - Thrust piece from assembly tool - 3346- , with open side facing towards wheel bearing housing
  4. - Wheel bearing housing
  5. - Press tool - 3367/2-
  6. - Press tool - 3301/2-
  7. - Spindle - 3301/1-
  • Pull in bonded rubber bush to stop by turning nut - 3301- -1-.

    When doing this, counterhold spindle - 3301/1- -7-.

Rear suspension

Installing

The remaining installation steps are carried out in reverse sequence - note the following points:

Specified torques

  • The threaded connections to the lower transverse link may only be loosened and tightened in the unladen weight position.
  • On vehicles with vehicle level sender, carry out basic settings for wheel damper electronics - Vehicle diagnostic tester.
  • On vehicles with vehicle level sender, carry out basic adjustment of headlights.
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