Seat Leon >> Removing and installing lock carrier brace

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Body - front

Caution

The following component does not have to be removed when removing the lock carrier brace:

  • Main headlamps
  • Front bumper cover

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

Removing

Driver side only

  • Clip out the coupling sleeve -1- of the cable for opening the bonnet.

Body - 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

Continuation for both sides

  • Remove the rear lock carrier cover -1- .
  • Unscrew the bolts -6- with their adjustment sleeve.
  • Unscrew the bolts -4- and -5-.
  • Remove screws -2-.
  • Remove the brace of the lock carrier -3-.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

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

Body - front

Specified torques

  • Lock carrier struts

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