Seat Leon >> Removing and installing bonnet

Special tools and workshop equipment required

Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Bonnet, rear lid

Removing

  • Lift the front bonnet. Use the rod to keep it open.
  • Remove the supply hose -1- of the windscreen washer system.

Bonnet, rear lid

  • With the assistance of a second mechanic unscrew the four securing nuts -arrows- of the bonnet from the hinges and remove the bonnet.

Bonnet, rear lid

Note To protect the components removed against damage, cover the resting surface with soft material.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

  • Place the front bonnet so that the threaded bolts are fastened on the openings of the hinges and tighten the hexagonal nuts by hand.
  • Connect the supply hose -1- of the windscreen washer system.
  • Bonnet: adjustment
  • On completion of the adjustments tighten the hexagonal nuts.
  • Adjust windscreen wiper jet.

Bonnet, rear lid

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