Seat Leon >> Removing and installing impact bar

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - VAG 1332-

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  • Release lever - 80 200-

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Removing

  • Remove bumper cover (front).
  • Remove the main headlight unit with the lower bracket.

Continuation only for vehicles with ventilation control

  • Remove ventilation control

All vehicles (continued):

Note Depending on the vehicle version, one of the signal horns may be affixed to the longitudinal beam opposite.

  • Unclip the connectors of the horn -1-.
  • Free the clips -arrow- with the lever - 80 200- .

Continuation only for vehicles with adaptive cruise control unit - J428-

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  • Detach connector -2-.
  • Loosen cross member -1- from the fastenings -arrows-.

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All vehicles (continued):

  • Loosen the bolts -1-, but do not screw out.
  • Remove screws -2-.

Continued only for vehicles with an underbody guard

  • Remove screws -3-.

All vehicles (continued):

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  • Place two support blocks under the lock carrier -arrows-.

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  • With an indelible pen, mark the position (dimension -a-) of the cross-member relative to the lock member.

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  • Remove screws -2-.
  • Clip out the impact bar -1- from the mount in the lock carrier.
  • Remove the remaining screws and then remove the impact bar -1-.

Installation

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

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  • Move both sides of the impact bar until it is aligned with the pen marks (dimension -a-) on the lock member -2-. Tighten the screws on both sides -1-.
  • Use the tightening torque of the screws.

Continuation only for vehicles with adaptive cruise control unit - J428-

  • Calibrate adaptive cruise control.

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