Seat Leon >> Moving to and back from service position

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Body - front

  • Centre guide - T10093-

Body - front

  • Adapter - T10467-

Caution

The following is not necessary for positioning the lock carrier (with mechanical elements) in the service position:

  • drain the refrigerant circuit
  • Draining the coolant circuit.
  • Remove the main headlights.

Removing

Caution

It is not safe to use the bonnet support with the lock carrier in the service position.

  • Hold the bonnet tight with suitable workshop equipment.
  • Remove the lower soundproofing of the engine .
  • Remove bumper cover (front).
  • Remove filler necks from washer fluid reservoir, to do this: slide necks in -direction of arrow a-.
  • Clip out the support in the -direction of arrow b-.

Body - front

  • Release clip -1- and remove air 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 of the bonnet contact switch - F266- .

Separate the cable for opening the bonnet from the coupling sleeve. To do so, proceed as follows:

  • If fitted, clip out the cover for the coupling sleeve.

  • 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-.
  • Unclip the connectors of the horn.
  • Undo and remove the plug connector of the ambient temperature sensor - G17- .
  • Unclip the electrical connectors of the main headlights.
  • Move wiring harness clear on lock carrier.
  • Clip out and remove the plug connector of the coolant temperature sender .
DANGER!

Consider the safety measures for pyrotechnic components.

Body - front

  • Remove fuse -1-, press down in -the direction of the arrow- and disconnect the connector of the -2- crash sensor.

Body - front

  • Remove screws -1-.

Body - front

  • Unscrew the bolts -1- with their adjustment sleeve.
  • Remove screws -2-.

Body - front

  • Remove screws -1-.

Body - front

  • Unscrew the screws -1- and attach the centre guide - T10093- on both sides.

Body - front

  • Remove screws -2-.
Caution

Make sure that the paint of the longitudinal member or wing are not damaged.

  • Pull the lock carrier forwards.
  • Install an adapter - T10467- on each side in the outer apertures of the longitudinal member. Press the adapter down using moderate pressure.

Body - front

  • Secure the lock member assembly. For this, install one of the previously inspected and approved screws in each of the threaded bores in the adapter-Arrows-. Tighten down the screws using moderate pressure.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

  • Checking panel gaps.
  • Perform basic setting of headlights, if installed.

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

  • Calibrate adaptive cruise control.
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