Seat Leon >> Steering wheel

Assembly overview - steering wheel

Steering

  1. - Steering column
    • Removing and installing
    • The centre punch marks -arrows- on the steering wheel and the steering column must align when reinstalling. Some steering columns leave the factory with no centre punch mark. On these steering columns a respective centre punch mark must be made before removing the steering wheel
  2. - Steering wheel
    • Removing and installing
    • Various models, allocation - Electronic parts catalogue
    • The centre punch marks -arrows- on the steering wheel and the steering column must align when reinstalling. Some steering columns leave the factory with no centre punch mark. On these steering columns a respective centre punch mark must be made before removing the steering wheel
  3. - Bolt
    • Always renew after removing
    • 30 Nm +90Вє

Steering wheel: removing and fitting

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrenches - V.A.G 1332-

Steering

Removing

WARNING

The following conditions must be met before starting work on the electrical system and removing the steering wheel:

  • Disconnect the battery earth lead .
  • Put the wheels straight.

Failure to comply with these precautions may lead to subsequent failure of the airbag system!

  • Move steering column to middle height position.
  • Remove airbag unit .
  • Put the wheels straight.

Note The steering must be in the centre position (wheels straightahead) when the steering wheel is removed and installed.

  • Unscrew bolt -1-.
  • Check that steering column has a centre punch mark that aligns with mark on steering wheel.
  • If this is not the case, the position of the steering wheel to steering column must be marked on the steering column with a centre punch mark.
  • Pull steering wheel -2- off steering column.

Steering

Installing

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

Make sure that the wheels are pointing straight ahead before fitting the steering wheel.

  • When installing a steering wheel that has been removed, make sure that the markings on the steering column and steering wheel are in line.
  • When installing a new steering wheel (without marking), the steering wheel must be mounted in middle position (steering wheel spoke must be horizontal and wheels in straight position).
  • Fitting the steering wheel
  • Install airbag unit .
  • If the steering wheel is skewed, the steering wheel must be removed again and fitted onto the splines of the steering column.
    Steering
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    See also:

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