Seat Leon >> Removing and installing clutch slave cylinder

SEAT Leon Service and Repair Manual / 5-speed manual gearbox 0AH / Clutch / Clutch mechanism / Removing and installing clutch slave cylinder

Special tools and workshop equipment required

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

Clutch

  • Torque wrenches - V.A.G 1331-

Clutch

Removing

Note

  • Before replacing the clutch slave cylinder due a suspected defect, you must first use guided fault finding - Vehicle diagnostic tester.
  • As soon as the coupling slave cylinder is dismantled from the gearbox together with the connected hose line, the coupling pedal can no longer be engaged. Otherwise, the piston will be pressed out of the slave cylinder and be destroyed.

 

  • Remove battery, battery cover and battery tray .
  • Place lint-free cloth under clutch slave cylinder.
  • Release clip -A- with a screwdriver and disconnect pipe/hose assembly -B- from connection.
  • Pull pipe/hose assembly -B- out of clutch slave cylinder and seal both openings.
  • Remove bolts -arrows- and remove clutch slave cylinder.

Clutch

Caution

Catch escaping brake fluid.

  • Do not operate clutch pedal after pipe/hose assembly has been disconnected.

Installing

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

Note

  • Grease all bearing surfaces and contact surfaces.
  • For grease allocation, refer to - Electronic parts catalogue (ETKA) .

 

  • Fit clutch slave cylinder -A- and secure with bolts -arrows-.
  • Connect pipe/hose assembly -B-.

Clutch

Disconnecting and connecting lines for clutch hydraulics

Cutting

  • Release clip -3- with a screwdriver and disconnect pipe/hose assembly -1- from connection -4-.

Note

  • Instead of the seal -2- it is also possible to install an O-ring.
  • Renew seal -2- if damaged.

 

  • Press pipe/hose assembly -1- into connection -4- so that clip -3- snaps into place.
  • Pull on pipe/hose assembly to check it is secure.

Seals and O-rings for pipe/hose line or pipe line

Position. Material of line connection
1 Line connection with annular groove -arrow 1-
2 Connection with shoulder -arrow 2-
3 Line connection with shoulder -arrow 2- and circumferential groove -arrow 3-

  • For line connection having circumferential groove -arrow 1- and -arrow 3-, a seal or O-ring must be set there.
  • Bleeding clutch mechanism.
  • Fit the battery support, the battery and its cover.

Specified torques

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