Seat Leon >> Modifying the rear bumper trim for vehicles with rear view camera

SEAT Leon Service and Repair Manual / General body repairs, exterior / Bumpers / Rear bumper / Modifying the rear bumper trim for vehicles with rear view camera

Bumpers

  1. - Adjustment template of the bumper trim
    • To print the template
  2. - Bumper trim
  3. - Holder for rear view camera

Note

  • The rear bumper trim is supplied without the opening for the rear view camera.
  • Where necessary carry out appropriate preparations for fitting.

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Pneumatic sabre saw - VAG 1523B-

  • Drill 5 mm ø
DANGER!

Leather gloves and safety glasses must always be worn.

Note

  • The installation work must only be carried out with the bumper removed.
  • To prevent damage and soiling, place suitable material between the pumper trim and the support surface before supporting parts of the trim.

 

  • The work must be carried out before the rear bumper trim is painted.
  • The templates must be printed in their actual size.
  • Check that the dimensions correspond to the actual size.
  • Cut out the templates.

Bumpers

  • Use the opening for the number plate light -1- to centre the template -2-.
  • Fasten the template -2- to the bumper with the aid of adhesive tape -3-.

Bumpers

  • Drill 5 mm diameter holes -1- in the corners.

Bumpers

  • With the sheet metal cutter sheet metal cutter - VAG 1523B- cut along the lines -A-.
  • Remove any burrs.

Bumpers

  • Check the fastening of the rear view camera mount -1- in the bumper trim -2-.
  • Paint the bumper trim.
  • Carry out the remaining installation work.

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