Seat Leon >> Removing and installing brake splash plate

SEAT Leon Service and Repair Manual / Brake system / Brakes - mechanism / Rear brakes / Removing and installing brake splash plate

Removing:

  • Dismantle brake disc.
  • Removing wheel bearing unit and wheel hub.

Brake calliper CI 38 (axle stiffness and manual parking brake):

  1. Unscrew screws -arrows- of splash plate -1-.
  2. Remove splash plate -1- together with stub axle.

Brake callipers PC 38 and CII 41 (multi-link suspension and manual brake):

Brakes - mechanism

  • Unscrew screws -arrows- of splash plate -1-.
  • Remove deflector plate -1-.

Brake calliper FNc-M38 (electronic parking brakes):

Brakes - mechanism

  • Unscrew screws -arrows- of splash plate -1-.
  • Remove deflector plate -1-.

Cleanliness:

WARNING

Never clean the brake system with compressed air; harmful dust particles will be released.

Only use methylated spirits to clean the brake calliper.

Brakes - mechanism

Installation:

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

WARNING

After installing the brake pads, depress pedal firmly several times with the vehicle stationary, so that the brake pads are properly seated in their normal operating position.

Make sure that the brakes work properly before the vehicle is driven on the road.

    Removing and installing brake disc
    Special tools and workshop equipment required Tool insert - T10035- Removing: Remove the brake pads. Remove the bolts -arrows- of the brake carrier -1-. Remove brake carrier -1-. ...

    Handbrake
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