Seat Leon >> Removing and installing lock carrier

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Counterhold - T10038-

Body - front

  • Centre guide - T10093-

Body - front

  • Release lever - U30800-

  • Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Body - front

  • Release lever - 80 200-

Body - front

Removing

Caution

The following items are not required for removal of the lock member:

  • drain the refrigerant circuit
  • Draining the coolant circuit.
  • Remove bumper cover (front)
  • Remove the lower soundproofing of the engine
  • Remove the main headlight unit with the lower bracket

Continuation only for vehicles with ventilation control

  • Remove ventilation control

Continuation only for vehicles with adaptive cruise control unit - J428-

  • Disconnect plug connector -1- and pull fastening off impact bar.
  • Remove bolts -arrows-.
  • Remove the adaptive cruise control unit - J428- -2- assembly.

Body - front

Continued for all vehicles

  • If fitted, clip out the cover for the Bowden cable coupling.
  • Clip out cable -1- and -3- in -the direction of arrow a- from the coupling sleeve -2-.
  • Turn cable -3- 90Вє in the direction of arrow -b-.
  • Clip cable -3- out of the socket of cable -1- by turning in the -direction of arrow c-.

Body - front

  • Remove filler necks from washer fluid reservoir, to do this: slide necks in -direction of arrow a- and pull out in -direction of arrow b-.

Body - front

  • Loosen the hose clip -1-, and remove the air intake hose.

Note The configuration of the air supply ducts may vary depending on the engine version.

  • Undo the screws -2- from both sides.
  • Unclip the retaining clips of the air duct at lock carrier and detach.
  • Clip out and disconnect the plug connector -3- of the bonnet contact - F266- switch.

DANGER!

Consider the safety measures for pyrotechnic components.

  • Remove fuse -1-, press down in -the direction of the arrow and disconnect the connector of the -2- crash sensor.
  • Move wiring harness clear on lock carrier.

Body - front

  • Unclip the connectors of the horn -1-.
  • Free the clips -arrow- with the lever - 80 200- .

Body - front

  • Undo and remove the plug connector -arrow- of the ambient - G17- temperature sensor.

Body - front

  • Unscrew bolts -1-, -2- and -4-.
  • Remove the brace of the lock carrier -3-.
  • Hold the bonnet tight with suitable workshop equipment.

Body - front

  • Unscrew the bolts -1- and remove the pedestrian protective strip -2- in -the direction of the arrow-.

Body - front

  • Remove the spread catcher -2- and remove the air ducts for radiators -1-, -3- and -4-.

Body - front

  • Remove the left and right upper fixation of the radiator/intercooler/ condenser unit.

Body - front

  • Swivel the assembly out of the radiator / intermediate cooler / condenser in -direction of arrow a-.
  • Raise the assembly, move it in -direction of arrow b- and unclip it from the lower brackets -1-.

Body - front

Separate the assembly radiator / intermediate cooler from the condenser -1-. To do this press from both sides -arrow a- against the retaining tab of the condenser -1-.

  • Move the condenser in -direction of arrow b- to remove it from its brackets.
  • Fix the assembly of radiator / intermediate cooler correctly in the engine compartment. There are two options for this:
    • Secure the assembly of radiator / intermediate cooler using the support tool - T10038- in such a manner that the lines are not exposed to tension.
    • Place two support blocks under the assembly from radiator / intermediate cooler.
Caution

Risk of damaging the condenser lines on the air-conditioning unit.

Body - front

  • Unscrew the bolts -2- and screw in the centring guide - T10093- on both sides at the ends.

Body - front

  • Pull out the centring guide - T10093- using a second technician.
  • Fold out the cover of the lock carrier -1- in -the direction of the arrow A-. Ensure that, in the process, neither radiator nor condenser are damaged.
  • Take out the cover of the lock carrier -arrow B- upwards as shown in the image.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Note If damaged, renew clips.

  • Check the spacings.
  • Perform basic setting of headlights, if installed.

Continuation only for vehicles with adaptive cruise control unit - J428-

  • Calibrate adaptive cruise control.

Body - front

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