Seat Leon >> Lock cylinder, removing and installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Release lever - 3409-

Front doors, door components, central locking

  • Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Front doors, door components, central locking

  • "Extension 1/4""" - T20203A
Caution

Complete this process when replacing a key

Note The lock cylinder is installed only in the front door on the driver's side.

Removing

  • Remove the anti-jam protection and the cover -arrows-.

Front doors, door components, central locking

  • Unscrew the retaining bolt -3-.
Caution

Do not completely remove bolts -2-, only screw out to end of thread.

If force is exerted on the bolt, it is possible for the mechanism to be rendered unusable.

Front doors, door components, central locking

  • Using the "1/4" extension" - T20203A- and the Torx insert T20, screw the clamping screw -2- out to the stop.
  • Using the tool specified, press on the screws -2- in order to move the locking bar -arrow b- that is holding the lock catch.
  • With the lever - 3409- remove the lock cylinder cover -4- from the handle locating point.
  • Carefully pull the handle -1- outwards -Arrow a- and remove the lock cylinder with the lever. - 3409- .

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Front doors, door components, central locking

  • Pull the handle -1- in the direction of the -arrow- and secure.

Note

  • Check the correct position of the washer .
  • Before installing the lock cylinder, make sure that the locking bar is in the disengaged position that it was in when removing.

    If there is a problem when inserting the lock cylinder, apply more pressure to the clamping screw -3- in order to move the clamping bar tot he unlocking position as described in the removal procedure.

  • If the locking cylinder cannot be installed, the cover of the cylinder must be removed using the lever - 3409- . Insert the ignition key in lock cylinder, turn a little and then insert the lock cylinder into the handle mount.

 

  • Insert the lock cylinder -2- into the handle mount.
  • Using the "1/4" extension" - T20203A- -5- and the Torx T20 screwdriver, completely tighten the clamping screw -3-. In this way, the locking cylinder is retained by the locking bar.
  • Tighten fixation screw -4-.
  • Reattach the locking cylinder (if it has been removed).
  • Then check the correct function of the locking and opening positions of the door lock.
Caution

Complete this process when replacing a key

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