Seat Leon >> Rear window: removing and installing

  • Electric cutter - SAT 1561A-
  • Knife set - SAT 1561/20-
  • Separator for windows - VAS 6452- 6)
  • Release lever - U 30800-
  • Measuring tool - U 40807-
  • Window suction pads - VAG 1344-

Glazing

  • Window sealant pistol - SAT 5350-
  • Cable holder knob - VAG 1351/1-
  • Removal equipment - VAG 1474B-
  • Window extraction kit - VAG 1755-
  • Cartridge heater - VAG 1939A-
  • Counterhold - T10038-

Materials

  • Cutting wire
  • Cutting cord
  • Single component adhesivee 11) 10) 13)
  • Dual component glue 12)
  • Actuator for washers
  • Cleaning solution
  • Applicator
  • Adhesive remover
  • Primer (glass/paint)

10) Note the manufacturer's instructions in the packaging insert slip.
11) To apply this material use the window sealant pistol - SAT 5350- .
12) To apply this material use the window glue pistol - SAT 5360- .
13) Note drying times.

Non-deteriorated windscreen: removing

Removing

  • Disconnect the plug connections for the heatable rear window and fix approx. in the middle of the rear window with masking tape.
  • Install tailgate trim.
  • Remove rear window wiper arm.
  • Remove rear window wiper motor.
WARNING

When removing a screen you must wear protective goggles and leather gloves.

Note the manufacturer's instructions in the packaging insert slip.

  • Use wire reel - VAS 6452/1- to reel off about 7.50 metres of cutting wire (corresponding to 7 turns) and cut off.
DANGER!

Risk of injury.

  • If the reamer trip protrudes accidentally, this can cause serious injuries.
  • Spread an adhesive bead of the adhesive sealant (PUR) using an awl from the inside to the outside on the edge to the top left of the rear window -2- as shown in the figure.
  • Lace both ends of the cutting wire -1- into the awl -2-. Pull on the awl and guide the ends of the thread in the passenger compartment.

Note Take care that the ends of the thread have to have a sufficient length in order to reach the lower corners of the rear window and are easy to access.

  • Close the tailgate temporarily and guide the cutting thread -1- under the rear window as shown in the figure.

Glazing

Caution

The wire ends through the adhesive bead on the opening must not be twisted.

  • Open rear lid.
  • Guide the longer end of the cutting thread -1- in the integrated roll -2- of the coil guide of the separating device for windows - VAS 6452- .

Glazing

  • As shown in the figure, fix the coil guide -3- to the inside of the rear window using the suction cups.
  • Repeat the process with the other ends of the thread and fix with the suction cups of the coil guide -1- as shown in the figure.

Glazing

Note Use awl -2- during the complete removal to ease the detachment.

  • On each of the coil guide, cut away the adhesive cord at the areas specified by the dimension -a- and -b-.
  • Using the roll of the coil guide, release the thread in a controlled manner and fix both coil guides -2- and -3- in the new positions as displayed in the figure.

Glazing

Note With the coil guide mounted, the cutting of the sealing mass can be finished and damage to the positioning bolts of the rear window -arrow- can be avoided if these are fitted.

  • On each of the coil guide, cut away the adhesive cord at the areas specified by the dimension -a- and -b-, in doing so, make sure that the positioning bolts -arrow- of the rear window are not damaged.
  • With the assistance of a second mechanic, partially remove the rear lid and take out the rear window with the suction lifters - VAG 1344- .

Deteriorated rear windscreen: removing

  • Protect the chassis and the interior from the glass remains.
  • Unplug connectors for heated rear window.
  • Protect the surface of the bodywork near the bodywork flange with masking tape -2-.
  • Eliminate the pieces of glass up to the adhesive sealant (PUR).
  • Eliminate the hermetic seal (with the glass remains) from the window well with the electric knife - SAT 1561A- and the scraper - SAT 1561/7+8- .

Glazing

WARNING

Always wear safety goggles and leather gloves.

Rear windscreen: fitting

For damaged windows only

  • Prepare the undamaged glass for glazing

For new windows only

  • Preparing the new glass for installation

Continued for all windows

  • Prepare the bodywork flange for glazing
  • Follow the installation instructions
  • Observe the curing times
  • If at hand, repair any paint damage
  • Remove any soiling that has been caused by the adhesive material (PUR)
    Exploded view - rear window
    Exploded view - rear window (2 and 4-door models) - Spacer cap Distributed in the scope of the window - PUR adhesive sealant Bead cross section: Width = 7 mm Height = 11 ...

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