Seat Leon >> Clutch pedal: removing and installing

Removing

  • Push driver's seat as far back as possible.
  • Move steering wheel up as far as it will go, making use of full range of steering column adjuster.
  • If fitted, remove footwell cover on driver side .
  • If the bracket for parking aid control unit - J446- / park assist steering control unit - J791- is fitted next to the clutch pedal, remove bracket . Do not disconnect wiring connections.

Vehicles with knee airbag

  • Remove the knee airbag -1- on the driver's side.

Vehicles without knee airbag

  • Disconnect battery .

Clutch

Continued for all vehicles:

  • Remove the driver-side footwell outlet vent -1- .

Clutch

  • Remove the diagnosis interface for data bus - J533- from the mounting -1-

Clutch

  • Remove bolt -2-, detach crash bar -1- and push to one side.

Clutch

  • Compress catches -arrows- and take out pivot pin -1- for plunger/clutch master cylinder towards right side.

Right-hand drive with Climatronic

  • Remove the Servomotor of the right temperature valve - V159-.

Continued for all vehicles:

  • Remove return spring from mounting bracket or remove over-centre spring from mounting bracket.

  • When installing in the area of the mounting bracket: Remove mounting bracket -arrow- together with the parking assistance control unit - J446-

Clutch

Remove bearing shaft for clutch pedal, as follows:

  1. = 14 mm hexagon bit.

Left-hand drive vehicles

  1. 14 mm hexagon key can be used instead of the 14 mm hexagon bit

Continued for all vehicles:

  • The pivot pin for the clutch pedal must be turned to the left to stop, -direction of arrow-.

Locking devices -A- will be irreparably damaged.

  • Pins -B- are then horizontal.
  • Move the clutch pedal slightly so that the pivot pin can be pulled out.

Clutch

Installing

Install analogously in reverse order, but note the following:

  1. = 14 mm hexagon bit.

Left-hand drive vehicles

  1. 14 mm hexagon key can be used instead of the 14 mm hexagon bit

Clutch

Continued for all vehicles:

  • Renew pivot pin after removal.
  • Depress clutch pedal slightly and push new pivot pin through to stop.
  • Turn pivot pin to right to stop, -direction of arrow-.
  • Locking devices -A- must audibly engage.
  • Mount return spring to the mounting bracket , or mount over-centre spring to the mounting bracket.

Right-hand drive with Climatronic

Install the Servomotor of the right temperature valve - V159-.

Continued for all vehicles:

  • If removed, install bracket with parking aid control unit - J446- / park assist steering control unit - J791- .Do not disconnect wiring connections.
  • Position the crash bar -1- and fully tighten the screw -2- .
  • Install data bus diagnostic interface - J533- in the bracket .
  • Install the driver-side footwell outlet vent .

Clutch

Vehicles with knee airbag

  • Install driver-side knee airbag.

Vehicles without knee airbag

  • Connect vehicle battery.
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