Seat Leon >> Lateral protection moulding: replacement

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Adjustment gauges - 3371-

Exterior equipment

  • Pull handle - VAG 1351/1- (x2)

  • Dual component window sealant - VAS 5237-

Removing

Note The side trim cannot be removed without damage.

Exterior equipment

  • Open the rear lid halfway and hold in this position.
  • Insert the cutting cord into the protective side strip -1-from below as illustrated and cut through the double-sided adhesive tape -2- and the adhesive sealant (PUR) -3-.
  • Remove the protective side strip -1-.

fitting

Note

  • Use only the adhesive remover - D 002 000 A2- .
  • Ensure that bonding surfaces are free of dust and grease.
  • The side trim must be bonded in place immediately after being cleaned.
  • Remove protective film just before the installation. Working temperature approx. 21 ºC

 

  • Rear window is installed.
  • The rear lid must be adjusted.
  • Roof spoiler is installed

 

  • Clean bonding surface thoroughly with adhesive remover - D 002 000 A2- immediately prior to bonding.
  • Position the protective side strip ready for installation and mark its outline -1- with a pen.
  • Using a pen, mark the areas where the primer is to be applied, as shown in the illustration.

Dimensions of Leon 3 door

Exterior equipment

Dimensions of Leon 5 door

Exterior equipment

Dimensions of Leon ST

Exterior equipment

  • Then rub edge of window dry using a lint-free cloth.

Exterior equipment

  • Apply the primer - D 177 500 A2- with the applicator -5- evenly and with one stroke to the rear window, as shown in the illustration.
  • Apply the primer primer (glass/paint) - D 009 200 02- with the applicator -1- to the rear window and the protective side strip as shown in the illustration.

    Flashing-off time, approx. 10 minutes.

  • Use the gun - VAS 5237- to apply a spot of two component adhesive - D 004 660 M2- to the specified zone.
  • Remove the protective films -3- from the adhesive tapes -4-.
  • Position the profile -arrow B- of the protective side strip -1- flush to the perimeter of the window -arrow A-.

Exterior equipment

  • Push with the hand against the complete surface of the protective side strip.
  • Visually inspect the secure attachment, the flush joints and the correct panel gap of the protective side strips.
  • Remove the protective film from the protective side strip.
    Spoiler
    Exploded view - spoiler - Rail - Spoiler mounting - Spoiler trim Removing and fitting - Light tube for the rear window wiper fluid - Spray jet Remove and install - ...

    Removing and installing spoiler
    Special tools and workshop equipment required Wedge - T10039/1- Release lever - U 30800- Pull handle - VAG 1351/1- (x2) Dual component window sealant - VAS 5237- Ad ...

    See also:

    Remove and install control unit for stabilising the transmission and reception quality - R308-
    Remove and install control unit for stabilising the transmission and reception quality - R308- , León / León SC removing Switch off ignition and all electrical equipment. Vehicles without ...