Seat Leon >> Assembly overview - front brakes

Exploded view - front brake caliper FS III

Brakes - mechanism

  1. - Bolt
    • 70 Nm + 90Вє
    • Renew
    • 4 off
  2. - Wheel bearing housing
    • With integrated brake carrier.
  3. - Front speed sensor to part
    • Before inserting sensor, clean inner surface of hole and coat with hightemperature paste - G 052 112 A3- .
  4. - Bolt
    • 8 Nm
  5. - Wheel bearing/wheel bearing unit
    • The ABS sensor ring is fitted in the wheel bearing
  6. - Splash plate for brakes
  7. - Brake disc
    • Interior lighting
    • Wear limit
    • Always replace by axles
  8. - Bolt
    1. 4 Nm
  9. - Bolt
    • 12 Nm
    • Renew
  10. - Brake pads
    • With brake pad wear indicator
    • Wear limit
    • Check thickness
    • Always replace by axles
  11. - Brake calliper
    • Do not disconnect brake hose when changing pads.
  12. - Mounting bush
  13. - Guide pin
    • 30 Nm
  14. - Cover
    • Removing
  15. - Thrust sleeve
  16. - Brake hose with banjo union with banjo bolt
    • Ensure correct installation position
    • 35 Nm
  17. - Bolt
    • 8 Nm
  18. - Support

Exploded view - front brake caliper FN III

Brakes - mechanism

  1. - Splash plate for brakes
  2. - Bolt
    • 12 Nm
    • Renew
  3. - Brake disc
    • Interior lighting
    • Wear limit
    • Always replace by axles
  4. - Bolt
    • 4 Nm
  5. - Brake back plate
    • Screw to wheel bearing housing
  6. - Brake pads
    • With brake pad wear indicator
    • Wear limit
    • Check thickness
    • Always replace by axles
  7. - Brake calliper
    • Do not disconnect brake hose when changing pads.
  8. - Guide pin
    • Renew
    • 35 Nm
  9. - Brake pad wear cable
    • Only installed at front right
  10. - Bolt
    • Brake carrier in wheel bearing
    • Renew
    • 200 Nm
  11. - Wheel bearing housing
    • Brake carrier is bolted on
  12. - Brake hose with banjo union with banjo bolt
    • Ensure correct installation position
    • 35 Nm
  13. - Support
  14. - Bolt
    • 8 Nm

Installation location of brake pads:

Note make sure that the brake pads are fitted correctly. The arrow on the backplate (if provided) must point in the direction of forward rotation of the brake disc.

Installation position of brake hose with banjo union and banjo bolt

You have to make sure that the ring supports of the hoses are resting on the fixing point -arrow-.

Brakes - mechanism

Assembly overview - Front brake, Brembo brake caliper

Brakes - mechanism

  1. - Brake hose
    • Screw on to the brake clip
    • Hook into bracket
    • 35 Nm
      Note Ensure that hose is seated correctly in bracket. Do not twist when fitting
  2. - Bolt
    • 18 Nm
  3. - Support
  4. - Bleeder screw
    • 13 Nm
      Note Bleed brake caliper at each bleeder screw
  5. - Bolt
    • Unscrew for removal of brake caliper
    • Renew
    • 200 Nm
  6. - Front speed sensor to part
    • Before inserting sensor, clean inner surface of hole and coat with hightemperature paste - G 052 112 A3- .
  7. - Bolt
    • 8 Nm
  8. - Splash plate for brakes
  9. - Bolt
    • 12 Nm
    • Renew
  10. - Brake disc
    • Interior lighting
    • Wear limit
    • Always replace by axles
  11. - Bolt
    • Renew
    • 4 Nm
  12. - Brake pad wear cable
    • Only installed at the right brake calliper
  13. - Brake pads
    • With brake pad wear indicator
    • Wear limit
    • Check thickness
    • Always replace by axles
  14. - Retaining clip
    • Ensure correct installation position
      Note Insert pad wear indicator wire in retaining clip. Only at the right brake calliper.
  15. - Brake calliper
    • Note Do not suspend from brake hose after removal. Secure it to the body with a suitable wire.
  16. - Brake pad retaining pins
    • Note Take care not to scratch or damage the brake pad during removal and installation
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