Seat Leon >> Removing and installing outer window slot trim panel

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Wedge - T10039/1-

Front doors, door components, central locking

  • Removing
  • Installation

Removing

Caution

The following does not have to be removed when removing the window shaft seal on the outside:

  • The door trim

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.
  • The inner section of the window well seal is made of metal. If it is bent or distorted, it cannot be straightened out any more and remains "wavy". Therefore, the window well seal must be inserted evenly without being bent.

 

  • Open the front door.
  • Unfastening the outside window frame gasket -1-; start at the end indicated by -arrow a-.
  • Insert the wedge - T10039/1- under the window shaft seal and disengage in the direction of the -arrows- on the door.

fitting

Front doors, door components, central locking

Note The inner section of the window well seal is made of metal. If it is bent or distorted, it cannot be straightened out any more and remains "wavy". Therefore, the window well seal must be inserted evenly without being bent.

  • Fitting outside window frame gasket -1-; start at the end indicated by -arrow a-.
  • Using your hand, press the window shaft seal on and engage in the door flange evenly.

Front doors, door components, central locking

  • Using the wedge - T10039/1- apply equal pressure over the entire surface of the window shaft seal.
  • Take care that they are fitted to the flange correctly.

Grommet for door reinforcement, three-door model: renew

Removing

Check grommet -1- for damage and renew if necessary. To do so, proceed as follows:

  • Using the lever - U30800- press the grommet -1- out of the seat -2- in the body.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Front doors, door components, central locking

Note Insert the grommet into the seat in the body with the aid of a soapy solution.

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