Seat Leon >> Adjusting door

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Rear doors, door components

  • Adjustment gauges - 3371-

Rear doors, door components

Back door adjustment (hinges on pillar)

Note The door can be adjusted back and forth as well as the height by loosening the bolts for the hinges on the B-pillar.

  • Remove upper B-pillar cover ;

Rear doors, door components

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

Check the spacings

  • Use the tightening torque of the screws.

Rear doors, door components

Back door adjustment (hinges on door)

Note 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.

Rear doors, door components

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

Check the spacings

Rear doors, door components

Adjusting the striker plate (back door)

Note Adjust the striker plate to fit the rear door flush against the rear side panel.

Rear doors, door components

  • Remove bolts -arrows-.
  • Adjust catch -1- until the door is flush with surrounding body

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-.

Check the spacings

  • Use the tightening torque of the screws.

Rear doors, door components

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