Seat Leon >> Removing and installing lines for clutch hydraulics

SEAT Leon Service and Repair Manual / 5-speed manual gearbox 0AH / Clutch / Clutch mechanism / Removing and installing lines for clutch hydraulics

Special tools and workshop equipment required

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

Clutch

Removing

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

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-.

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.

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.

Clutch

  • Pull clip for pipe/hose line -1- all the way out and remove pipe/ hose line.
  • Seal openings.
  • Pull clip -A- all the way out and remove pipe/hose line -B-.
  • Seal openings.

Clutch

Note Disregard -arrows-.

  • Seal off open lines and connections if necessary with clean plugs from engine bung set - VAS 6122- .
  • Move pipe/hose assembly clear and remove.

Installing

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

  • Connect hose/pipe assembly -1- to connection of clutch master cylinder and clutch slave cylinder.
  • Pull on pipe to check it is secure.
  • After removing the hose clamp - 3094- , the supply hose -2- 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.
  • Install battery and battery tray .

Clutch

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