Seat Leon >> Removing and installing return spring

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.

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 the data bus - J533- from the bracket -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.

  • Swivel clutch pedal towards rear -arrow-, unhook return spring -1- and remove.

Installing

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

Clutch

  • For the return spring -1- (previous Fig.) lightly grease the following areas:
  • Sliding bush on the mounting areas -A- for the return spring.
  • Fillet -B-
  • Fillet -C-.
  • For grease allocation, refer to - Electronic parts catalogue (ETKA) .
  • Swivel clutch pedal in -direction of arrow- and hook up return spring -1- (previous Fig.).
  • Connect plunger/clutch master cylinder with the clutch pedal using a new pivot pin.

Clutch

  • Position the crash bar -1- and fully tighten the screw -2-.
  • Remove the diagnosis interface for the data bus - J533- from 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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