Seat Leon >> Removing and installing sliding panoramic sunroof seals

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Removing and installing exterior seal for rear glass panel

Removing

Sunroof

  • Pull seal -2- off rear glass panel -1- all round.
  • Remove any adhesive residue with adhesive strip remover - VAS 6349- .

fitting

Note To guarantee a good bonding of seal, do not bond at a temperature below 20º.

Sunroof

  • Bonding surface on glass panel must be free of dust and grease.
  • Clean complete bonding area with cleaning solution - D 009 401 04- .
  • Pull protective film -3- off adhesive tape of new seal -2- and press seal on at corners and ends.
  • If the seal is excessively long, any excess length is evenly compressed.
  • Press seal on evenly all round using roller - 3356- .
  • Install rear glass panel.

Removing and installing inner seal for rear glass panel

Removing

Sunroof

  • Open front glass panel completely via the convenience position.
  • Pull seal -2- off rear glass panel -1-.
  • Remove any adhesive residue with adhesive strip remover - VAS 6349- .

fitting

Sunroof

  • Bonding surface on glass panel must be free of dust and grease.
  • Clean complete bonding area with cleaning solution - D 009 401 04- .
  • Pull protective film -4- off adhesive tape of new seal -2- and press seal on at ends.
  • If the seal is excessively long, any excess length is evenly compressed.
  • Press seal on evenly all round using roller - 3356- .

Removing and installing the exterior seal

Removing

  • Remove front glass panel.
  • Remove rear glass panel.
  • Pull exterior seal -1- off all round.
  • Cut off all round profile of outer seal -1- in -arrow- area, flush with edge of roof -4-.
  • Remaining part -3- stays between roof -4- and assembly frame -2-.
  • Remove any adhesive residue with adhesive strip remover - VAS 6349- .

Sunroof

fitting

Note

  • New seal is supplied in excess length. The new seal must be cut to length appropriately. It is recommended to leave new seal 1-2 mm longer than it should be and to compress any excess length.
  • To guarantee a good bonding of seal, do not bond at a temperature below 20º.
  • After bonding outer seal, wait at least 30 min before fitting glass panel to ensure seal does not unstick.

 

  • Entire bonding surface on roof cut-out must be free of dust and grease.
  • Clean complete bonding area with cleaning solution - D 009 401 04- .
  • Centre new exterior seal -1- with joint -arrow- to centre of rear roof cut-out.
  • Pull protective film from adhesive tape -4- of new exterior seal -1- and press seal onto roof -3-.
  • The seal must not pull into the radii, otherwise the seal will stretch and compress.
  • Press exterior seal on firmly and evenly 2x around circumference using roller - 3356- .
  • Install rear glass panel.
  • Install front glass panel.

Sunroof

Removing and installing interior seal

Removing

Sunroof

  • Remove front glass panel.
  • Remove rear glass panel .
  • Pull interior seal -2- off assembly frame -1-.
  • Remove any adhesive residue with adhesive strip remover - VAS 6349- .

fitting

  • Bonding surface must be free of dust and grease.
  • Clean complete bonding area with cleaning solution - D 009 401 04- .

Note To guarantee a good bonding of seal, do not bond at a temperature below 20º.

  • Align interior seal -2- with butt positioned on rear centre of roof cut-out, onto bonding surface of assembly frame -1-.
  • Pull protective film off adhesive tape of new interior seal and press on.
  • The seal must not pull into the radii, otherwise the seal will stretch and compress.
  • Press interior seal on firmly and evenly 2x around circumference using roller - 3356- .
  • Install rear glass panel.
  • Install front glass panel.
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