Seat Leon >> Removing and installing the cable for the outside handle (front door)

Cable for the outside handle (front door): Removing.

Cable for the outside handle (front door): Fitting.

Caution

Risk of malfunctions.

  • When removing and installing, make sure the operating cable is not kinked or damaged.

 

Caution

The following does not have to be removed to remove the cable for the outside handle (front door):

  • Door lock
  • Mount for the outside handle

Cable for the outside handle (front door): Removing

  • Move door window to "closed" position.
  • Remove the interior protection cover.

Door lock side

Note Take particular care not to damage the retaining clip of the cover.

  • If fitted, remove the cover -1- by clipping it out in the direction of -arrow a- and then move in the direction of -arrow b-.

Front doors, door components, central locking

  • Turn the cable on lever -3- 90Вє in direction of -arrow a- and take it out of cable support bracket -2-.
  • Turn the cable in lever -1- in the direction of -arrow b-.
  • The cable must form a line with the recess in the lever.
  • Detach the cable from the lever -1-.

Side with the mount of the outside handle

  • Have a second fitter move and hold the outside door handle in the "open" position.

Front doors, door components, central locking

  • Release securing tabs -3-.
  • Remove the housing -4- together with the actuating cable from its support -Arrow b-.
  • Move exterior door handle to "closed" position.
  • Loosen the cable -2- in the control lever -1- in the direction of -arrow A- as shown in the picture.

Cable for the outside handle (front door): Fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Front doors, door components, central locking

Caution
  • Do not close the door.
  • After completing the installation work, check for trouble-free function as Bowden cables set or hung in incorrectly may prevent the door from opening.

Removing and installing the cable for the inside handle (front door)

Caution

Risk of malfunctions.

  • When removing and installing, make sure the operating cable is not kinked or damaged.

Removing

  • Driver side: Remove lock cylinder

Front doors, door components, central locking

Inside handle side

  • Remove cable -4- on the -interior of the- handle; Front door trim; installation and removal of the front door trim .

Door lock side

  • Remove the cable -4- of the -door lock side-.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

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