Seat Leon >> Removing and installing hinges

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Bonnet, rear lid

  • Release lever - 80 200-

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 tailgate
  • Remove B-pillar cover.
  • Remove upper C-pillar cover.
  • Roof grips in the interior.

Note Wear clean gloves in order to prevent dirt getting onto the roof trim during the removal.

  • Using the lever - 80 200- , undo the clips that are used to fix the roof trim onto the rear cross piece of the roof.
  • Carefully lower the roof trim at the rear side until you can see the hinge screws.
  • Remove nut -1- and remove the tailgate hinge -2-.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Bonnet, rear lid

Slip plate - removing and installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Bonnet, rear lid

Removing

  • Remove luggage compartment closure trim.
  • Unscrew bolts -2- and remove strike plate -1-.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

  • Screw in the screws -1- by hand.
  • Adjust strike plate

Bonnet, rear lid

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