Seat Leon >> Removing and installing door handle

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Hooks - 3438-

Rear doors, door components

Removing

  • Remove the lock cover of the handle.
  • Carefully pull handle -2- in direction -arrow a- and remove from mount -1-.
  • Remove rear side of handle in direction -arrow b-.
  • Remove door handle from mounting unit -1- at right angle -arrow c-.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Rear doors, door components

  • If the rear -1- and the front bases -2- are damaged or brittle, replace them.
  • Make sure that the rear base and the front base are installed correctly.

Rear doors, door components

  • Insert an Allen key -2- through the opening in the cover and place it so that the articulated lever can be pulled -1- in the direction of the -arrow-.
  • Pull Allen key until the articulated lever can go no further -1-.

Rear doors, door components

  • Without releasing the Allen key, insert the hook - 3438- through the opening in the lever cover and hold the mechanism -1- at the groove and pull.

Note Place the hook - 3438- so that it is not in the way when inserting the lever.

  • Remove the Allen key and keep holding the mechanism -1- with the hook - 3438- .

Rear doors, door components

  • Place the lever -1- at right angles -arrow a- on the housing assembly-2-.
  • Pivot the lever -1- towards the inside of the door-arrow b-.
  • Move the lever forwards -arrow c- to fit it in the housing assembly.
  • Remove the lock cover of the outside handle.

Rear doors, door components

Caution

Before closing the door, the function of the manipulated components when the door is open must be checked.

Removing and installing mounting bracket

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 when removing the outside handle:

  • Door lock

Removing

  • Remove the outside handle.
  • Remove the rear base -2-.
  • Unscrew the bolt -3-.
  • Carefully press the mount of the outside handle -1- in the -direction of the arrow- and remove from the door inside.
  • Remove hook cable from the -mounting on the outer door handle-.

fitting

Installation is done in reverse order of removal operations.

Rear doors, door components

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