Seat Leon >> Removing and installing mounting bracket

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Hose clamps, up to Ø 25 mm - 3094-

Clutch

  • Torque wrenches - V.A.G 1331-

Clutch

  • Sealing tool - T10249-

Clutch

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.
  • 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.
  • Remove complete air filter housing if it prevents access to the lines for clutch mechanism.

Clutch

RHD

  • An insulation mat is installed in conjunction with some engines.

    Appearance may be different from that illustrated.

  • Remove insulation mat. Note item -1...4-.

Left-hand drive vehicles

  • Remove battery and battery tray .

Continued for all vehicles:

Clutch

Caution

Risk of brake fluid escaping.

  • During the following work, ensure that no brake fluid lands on longitudinal member or gearbox. If this does happen, clean the affected areas thoroughly.
  • Lay a lint-free cloth under master cylinder.
  • Using hose clamp - 3094- , clamp off supply hose -2- to clutch master cylinder.

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Note

  • Clamping off the supply hose with the hose clamp - 3094- will cause a permanent deformation.
  • However, this does not damage the supply hose.
  • After removing the hose clamp - 3094- , the supply hose must be returned to its original shape.

 

  • Pull clip for pipe/hose line -1- all the way out and remove pipe/ hose line.
  • Seal openings.
  • Disconnect supply hose from clutch master cylinder and plug hose using sealing tool - T10249/1- .

Clutch

Note When working in the footwell, protect the floor covering with cloths from escaping brake fluid.

  • Unplug electrical connector -2- at clutch position sender - G476- .
  • Remove nuts -arrows- and detach mounting bracket -1-.

Clutch

Installing

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

  • Renew self-locking nuts and seal for clutch master cylinder after removing.
  • 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.
  • Position the crash bar -1- and tighten the screw -2- .
  • Remove the diagnosis interface for the data bus - J533- from the bracket.
  • Install the driver-side footwell outlet vent .

Vehicles with knee airbag

  • Install driver-side knee airbag.

Note The battery is installed and connected at a later stage.

Continued for all vehicles:

  • Connect pipe/hose assembly -1- to connection.
  • Connect supply hose -2- at clutch master cylinder.
  • After removing the hose clamp - 3094- , the supply hose must be returned to its original shape.

Clutch

RHD

  • If present, attach the insulation mat in the order -1, 2, 3- around the lines.
  • Secure the insulation mat with the lock washer -4-.

Continued for all vehicles:

  • Bleeding clutch mechanism.

Clutch

Vehicles with knee airbag

  • Install and connect battery .

Vehicles without knee airbag

  • Install and/or connect battery .

Specified torques

  • For securing mounting bracket to bulkhead.

Removing and installing master cylinder

Removing

Note

  • Carry out Guided fault finding using - Vehicle diagnostic tester before you renew the clutch master cylinder with an assumed fault.
  • When working in the footwell, protect the floor covering with cloths from escaping brake fluid.

 

  • Remove mounting bracket
  • Remove clutch position sender - G476
  • Release catches -arrows- and press out pivot pin -2-
  • Detach clutch master cylinder -1-.

Installing

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

Renew pivot pin after removal.

  • Install mounting bracket .
  • Install clutch position sender - G476.

Clutch

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