Seat Leon >> Removing and installing air duct

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Release lever - 3409-

Body - front

Caution

The following component does not have to be removed when removing the air ducts.

  • Impact bar

Removing

  • Remove bumper cover (front).
  • Remove the expanding catches used to fix the air ducts. To do so, proceed as follows:
    • Fit the lever - 3409- in the recess in the centre piston -2- of the rivet and lever the piston outward -Arrow a-.
    • Place the lever - 3409- -arrow b-under the outside edge of the rivet left and lever out of the rivet.
  • Remove the radiator ducting -1-.
  • Repeat the procedure to remove the other guides.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

  • Replace the expanding rivets once removed.
  • Pull out the rivet piston.

Body - front

  • Insert the spreader rivet -arrow a-. For this purpose, press on the outer edge of the leg.
  • Knock in the piston -arrow b- using a dead blow hammer.

Body - front

Auxiliary radiator air duct: remove and install

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Lever - 3409-

Body - front

Caution

The following component does not have to be removed when removing the auxiliary radiator air duct:

  • Impact bar

Note The sequences below describe the processes for removal and installation for the right side of the vehicle. The corresponding sequences for the left side are similar with the exception that, where applicable, the scope of the process is written by yourself.

Removing

  • Remove bumper cover (front).
  • If necessary loosen electrical wiring harness for signal horn from the air duct.

Body - front

  • Slide air duct -1- in -direction of arrow- , in order to loosen the fixings -2- of the auxiliary radiator.
  • Unclip release tabs -4- on cross member -3- and remove air duct -1-.

Installation

Installation is done in reverse order of removal operations.

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