Seat Leon >> Removing and installing hinges

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Bonnet, rear lid

  • Adjustment gauges - 3371-

Bonnet, rear lid

Removing

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.

  • Remove the bonnet
  • Undo bolts -1- and remove hinge.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

  • Place hinges on threaded rods of bonnet and tighten the hexagonal nuts by hand.

Bonnet, rear lid

Note Centrally align threaded rods with respect to the openings of the hinges and tighten by hand turning the nuts 2 turns.

The remaining assembly operations require the assistance of a second operator.

  • Place the bonnet, secure the hinges on the top outer side of longitudinal members and tighten the screws by hand.
  • Adjust the bonnet so that the side profiles of the bonnet, wing side, are in line with the upper A-pillar.
  • Close the hood and check and adjust the back side of the hood with the upper A-columns.

Tighten the hex screws to the tightening torque/

  • Place the front wings in position with the upper bolts and adjust the spacing between the wings and bonnet.
  • After completing the adjustment work, tighten the hex screws to the tightening torque.
  • Install the front bumper and check the gaps .

Note On completion of assembly or adjustment work, the hinges and hexagonal nuts should be protected against rust.

Removing and installing noise insulation

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Release lever - 80 200-

Bonnet, rear lid

Removing

  • Lift the front bonnet. Use the rod to keep it open.
  • Using the lever - 80 200- remove all fixing clips -2- from the noise insulation of the bonnet -1- and separate.

fitting

Installation is done in reverse order of removal operations.

Bonnet, rear lid

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