Seat Leon >> Removing and installing glass panel

Removing glass panel (with functional control motor)

Removing

  • Open the panoramic window by moving it about 150 mm to the back.

Sunroof

  • From the outside, remove the screws -arrow- on both sides.
Caution

Seal opening between A-pillar and sunroof frame with suitable material (cloth, paper or similar) to prevent any bolts from falling into vehicle.

Sunroof

  • From the inside, remove the front screws -arrow- on both sides (from the vehicle interior).

Sunroof

  • From inside loosen on both sides the rear screws -arrow-, but do not remove them.
  • With help from another person, remove the panoramic window from its frame with actuating mechanism (unclip the window).
Caution

There is a risk of damaging the moving guides of the frame with actuating mechanism.

Move the moving guides -1- into the position "Close roof".

Sunroof

Removing glass panel (with defective control motor)

Partially open panoramic window

Caution

If the operating engine becomes defective while the panoramic window is partially open (about 150 mm), it is not necessary to remove the roof trim. Follow the instructions according to section.

Closed panoramic window

  • Open the roller blind completely.
  • Removing roof trim.

Note When the panoramic window is closed, the screws of the rear part are only accessible from the inside.

  • From the inside, remove the screws -arrow- on both sides.
  • Loosen on both sides the front screws -4-, but do not screw them out.

Sunroof

  • From the inside, remove the front screws -arrow- on both sides.

  • From inside loosen on both sides the rear screws -arrow-, but do not remove them.
  • With help from another person, remove the panoramic window from its frame with actuating mechanism (unclip the window).

Sunroof

Installing glass panel

  • Open the moving guides by moving it about 150 mm to the back.
  • Place the panoramic window on the moveable guides with help from another person.

Sunroof

Insert the panoramic window into the openings -arrow- of the previously loosened screws.

Note Make sure when attaching the screws to follow the sequence described below:

Sunroof

  • From the outside, lightly tighten the screws -arrow- on both sides.

  • From the inside, lightly tighten the front screws -arrow- on both sides.

  • From the inside, lightly tighten the rear screws -arrow- on both sides.
  • Close panel and check alignment with roof. If necessary, open and adjust panel .
  • Use the tightening torque of the screws.

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