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

SEAT Leon Service and Repair Manual / General body repairs, exterior / Rear doors, door components / Door / Removing and installing the cable for the outside handle (back door)

  • Remove the cable for the outside handle (back door)
  • Install the cable for the outside handle (back door)
Caution

Risk of malfunctions.

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

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

  • Mount for the outside handle

Removing

  • Move door window to "closed" position.
  • Remove the interior protection cover.
  • Unscrew the fixing screws -1- of the window frame -2- and fix the frame using masking tape -arrow- so that work is not impaired.

Door lock side

  • Remove the cable of the outside handle on the -door lock side- .

Side with the mount of the outside handle

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

Rear doors, door components

  • 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 (rear door): install

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Rear doors, door components

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

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

Caution

Risk of malfunctions.

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

Removing

Inside handle side

  • Remove cable -on the interior- of the handle.

Door lock side

Remove the cable of the -door lock side-

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Note

  • 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.
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