Seat Leon >> Removing and installing front door window

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Release lever - 3409-

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Removing

Note The sequences below describe the processes for removal and installation for the left side of the vehicle. The corresponding sequences for the right side are similar with the exception that, where applicable, the scope of the process is written by yourself.

  • Open the front door.
  • Removing interior trim of front door.
  • Remove the speaker.
  • Remove the interior protection cover (front door).
  • Connect the electric connector of the electric window switch.
  • Switch on ignition.
  • Align the window so that the retaining clips -arrows- of the window clamping jaws are viewed.
  • Switch off the ignition and separate the connector of the window riser switch.

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  • Use screwdriver or similar tool to press actuator -3- outwards through opening in window guide -1- and hole in door window -2- in order to release actuator.
  • Pull the door window upwards out of actuator.

  • Raise the rear section of the window -1- and to remove it from the guides -2- turn them forward in the direction of the -arrow- .
  • Remove washer.

fitting

Note The sequences below describe the processes for removal and installation for the left side of the vehicle. The corresponding sequences for the right side are similar with the exception that, where applicable, the scope of the process is written by yourself.

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  • Insert window -1- in -arrow direction- into the tracks -2- . Make sure that the window is properly inserted in the window guide.
  • Connect the electric connector of the electric window switch.
  • Switch on ignition.
  • Mount the retaining clips of the clamping jaws of the window at half distance.
  • Switch off the ignition and separate the connector of the window riser switch.

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  • Make sure that the window is located correctly in its mount in the door.

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  • Press the window against the upper edge of the door frame -arrows-.

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  • Pull the window to the clamping pieces and fit it on the door frame -arrows-.

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  • Press on the window with force -arrows- in order to ensure that it makes full contact with the door frame. Actuators then engage in door window.
  • Connect the electric connector of the electric window switch.
  • Switch on ignition.
  • Make sure that the window can be opened and closed properly and easily.

Further installation is carried out in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

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Caution

Before mounting the door trims, the function of the manipulated components must be checked.

Adjusting front door window

Synchronisation and storage of window course

WARNING

In the process of removal and fitting of the door glass, both front and back, the movement should be adapted and stored in the memory.

Note To synchronise and store the window course, it is necessary for the automatic opening and closing functions for the window to operate properly.

  • Move the window upwards last until it stops using the up / down switch.
  • As soon as the window is in the uppermost position, actuate up switch again for 5 seconds.
  • Then move the window downwards until it stops using the switch.
  • As soon as the window is in the bottommost position, actuate down switch again for 5 seconds.
  • Check the mode of operation of the automatic raising or lowering operation of the window.

Automatic raising and lowering: commissioning

Note After disconnecting and connecting the battery, the mechanic deactivates the automatic raising and lowering of the windows.

To renew the activation of this function after the battery is connected, the following procedure is carried out:

  • Close the vehicle from the outside via the drivers door. Make sure that all doors and windows are closed completely.
  • Unlock the vehicle and re-lock via the driver's door and, at the same time, leave the key in the lock position for at least one second.

The automatic raising/lowing of the windows is re-activated in this manner.

Errors in the electrical mechanism are shown by the flashing warning lights of all doors.

After the ignition is turned on, all warning lights of door trims flash for 15 seconds.

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