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Removing and installing bumper cover

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench 2-10 Nm - VAG 1783-

Bumpers

  • Liquids capture device - VAS 6208-

Bumpers

  • Sealing plug set - VAS 6122-

Bumpers

Caution

The following does not have to be removed to remove the front bumper lining:

  • Main headlamps

Removing

  • Remove lock carrier cover
  • Unscrew bolts -4-, -5-, -6- and -7-.

Bumpers

  • Undo the screws -2- and -3- from both sides.
  • Release the trim from the bumper. Fort this, pull both edges from both sides to unclip the trim panel from the guide -Arrow-.
Caution

There is a risk of damaging the electrical wiring harness

Before completely removing the trim of the bumper:

Vehicles with parking steering aid only:

  • Unclip and disconnect the plug for the parking assist sender

Only vehicles with fog lights:

Bumpers

  • Unclip and disconnect -1- the fog light.

Vehicles with headlight washers only:

  • Place the drip tray - T20173- under the washer fluid reservoir.

Bumpers

  • Detach the line -1- from the clip -2- of the plenum chamber for the headlight washer system.
  • Detach clip -3- from the pump for the headlight washer system.

Bumpers

Note Turn the pump motor of the headlight washer system slightly to the outside in order to make handling of the clip -3- easier.

  • Seal the pump of the headlight washer system with the plug from the sealing plug set - VAS 6122- .

All vehicles (continued):

  • Then screw out the remaining bolts (-1-).

Bumpers

Note To protect the components removed against damage, cover the resting surface with soft material.

  • Remove front bumper lining.

Installation

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Note When installing the bumper, take special care that the paint on the upper ends of the locked ends on the wing are not impaired.

If necessary, protect these using masking tape before installing and remove after installing.

Use the tightening torque of the screws

  • If installed, adjust the fog lights if these have had to be removed for repairing the bumper trim.

Note

  • Check the gap in the front bumper cover.
  • Before closing front bonnet check the working of the Bowden cable lever.

Removing and installing bumper cover (Leon 2017 version)

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench 2-10 Nm - VAG 1783-

Bumpers

  • Liquids capture device - VAS 6208-

Bumpers

  • Sealing plug set - VAS 6122-

Bumpers

Removing

  • Remove lock carrier cover
  • Unscrew the bolts -1- and -2-.

Bumpers

  • Unscrew screws -1- and -2- from below.

Bumpers

  • Unscrew the bolts -2- from both sides, which fix the front bumper trim to the wheel housing -3-.
  • Unscrew wheel housing -3- and loosen bolts -1- on both sides.

Bumpers

  • Pull bumper trim -1- at both corners in the -direction of the arrow- out of the guides.
Caution

There is a risk of damage to the electrical wiring.

Before completely pulling the trim off the bumper:

Only vehicles with fog lights:

  • Unclip and disconnect -3- the fog light.

Vehicles with parking steering aid only:

  • Unclip and separate connector -4-.

Vehicles with headlight washers only:

  • Place the liquids capture device - VAS 6208- under the front windscreen wiper liquid tank.

Bumpers

Note Turn the pump motor of the headlight washer system slightly to the outside in order to make handling of the clip -2- easier.

  • Detach clip -2- from the pump for the headlight washer system.
  • Seal the pump of the headlight washer system with the plug from the sealing plug set - VAS 6122- .

All vehicles (continued):

Note To protect the components removed against damage, cover the resting surface with soft material.

  • Remove front bumper lining.

Installation

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Note When installing the bumper, take special care that the paint on the upper ends of the locked ends on the wing are not impaired.

If necessary, protect these using masking tape before installing and remove after installing.

Use the tightening torque of the screws

  • If installed, adjust the fog lights if these have had to be removed for repairing the bumper trim.

Note

  • Check the gap in the front bumper cover.
  • Before closing front bonnet check the working of the Bowden cable lever.
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