Seat Leon >> Removing and installing door lock

Caution

The following does not have to be removed to remove the lock from the back 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.

Rear doors, door components

  • Pull off the plug connector of the wiring harness -4-.
  • Remove screws -1-.

Remove the cable -3- of the inside handle on the -door lock side- To do so, proceed as follows:

  • Carefully move the lock -2- in order to obtain access to the fixing points of the cable -3-.

Rear doors, door components

  • Turn the cable on lever -1- 90º in direction of -arrow b- and take it out of cable support bracket of the control cable -4-.
  • Unfasten sleeve -3-, arrow -a- of release lever -2- on door lock.

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

To do so, proceed as follows:

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

Rear doors, door components

  • 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-.

Rear doors, door components

  • Turn the cable on lever -3- 90º 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 -3-.
  • Remove the lock -2-.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Rear doors, door components

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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