Seat Leon >> Removing and installing protective cap, vehicles with electronic parking brake

SEAT Leon Service and Repair Manual / Brake system / Brakes - hydraulics / Rear brake calliper / Removing and installing protective cap, vehicles with electronic parking brake

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Lever - 3409-

Brakes - hydraulics

  • attachment tool - T10502-

  • Thrust piece - T10145-

Brakes - hydraulics

Removing

Only the protective cap is intended to be renewed.

Note Brake caliper does not need to be removed in order to renew protective cap; do not unbolt break hose.

  • The piston is removed.
  • Parking brake motor has been removed.
Caution

Risk of damage to ball screw due to removal of piston and compressor nut.

  • Never unscrew piston and compressor nut completely.
  • Unscrew piston (-direction of arrow-) by maximum of 20 mm (-dimension a-) using an E11 Torx socket.

Brakes - hydraulics

  • Loosen the protective cap of the brake caliper using the lever - 3409- -arrows-.

Installing

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

  • The surfaces of the piston and brake caliper must be cleaned only with methylated spirits and then dried.

Brakes - hydraulics

  • Insert protective cap into groove -arrow- in piston.

Brakes - hydraulics

  • Now, screw piston back in (-direction of arrow-).

Brakes - hydraulics

  • Press the protective cap against the brake caliper using the assembly tool - T10502- -2- and the piston resetting appliance - T10145- -1- so that it lies over the entire circumference.

Brakes - hydraulics

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