Seat Leon >> Adjusting door

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Front doors, door components, central locking

  • Adjustment gauges - 3371-

Front doors, door components, central locking

Front door adjustment (hinges on pillar)

By adjusting the screws (on the pillars) of the hinges, the door can be adjusted in its height and lengthwise.

Removing

  • Remove front door

Only with the hinge at the top, drivers side

  • Remove dash panel
  • Shift relay support housing

Front doors, door components, central locking

Only with the hinge at the top, front passenger side

  • Remove glove box.

Only with the hinge at the bottom, both sides

  • Remove door sill .

Continued for both hinges and both sides

  • Undo the screws -1- and -3- of the upper -2- and lower -4- hinges, but do not screw out, and adjust the door.
  • Check the spacings.

Front doors, door components, central locking

Front door adjustment (hinges on door)

The bolts (on the door) can be adjusted back and forth as well as the height by loosening the bolts for the hinges on door.

  • Open the door.

Front doors, door components, central locking

  • Loosen bolts -arrows- on hinges, but do not screw out, and adjust door.
  • Check the spacings.

Front doors, door components, central locking

Adjusting the striker plate (front door)

By using the bolts of the lock catch, the rear area of the door can be aligned flush with the contour of the body.

Front doors, door components, central locking

  • Loosen the bolts -arrows-, but do not screw out.
  • Adjust catch -1- until the door is flush with surrounding body

Front doors, door components, central locking

Note

  • The striker plate is only to be used for adjustment towards the centre of the vehicle.
  • The door height must not be adjusted by way of the striker plate, as the door lock would be damaged in the process.

 

  • When correctly adjusted, the lock catch should be centred on the door lock.
  • Loosely tighten securing bolts -arrows-.
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