Seat Leon >> Removing and installing door hinges

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Rear doors, door components

Removing

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.

  • Adjusting rear door .
  • Remove upper B-pillar cover.
  • Undo bolts -1- and -3- and remove upper -2- hinge and lower -4- hinge from B-pillar.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Rear doors, door components

Note The mounting bolts for hinges must always be replaced with new bolts every time they are loosened.

  • Adjust the door .
  • Checking panel gaps.

Note

  • The markings on the pin that cannot be removed, remove with isopropanol or heptanol.
  • After installing or alignment, carry out corrosion protection measures on hinges and screws/bolts.

Removing and installing door arrester

Removing

Note Protect B-pillar in vicinity of door holder with masking tape to avoid damaging paintwork.

  • Move door window to "closed" position.
  • Remove the speaker.
  • Unscrew bolt -arrow- on door retainer.

Rear doors, door components

  • Remove the grommets -2-.
  • Remove the screws-arrows- and the door holder -1- through the loudspeaker opening.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Rear doors, door components

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