Seat Leon >> Renew the spoiler mounting

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Electric cutter - SAT 1561A-
  • Cable holder knob - VAG 1351/1-
  • Knife 181 - VAS 1561/18-

  • Adhesive strip remover - VAS 6349-

Removing

Note The spoiler mounting cannot be removed without damaging it.

Exterior equipment

  • Remove the spoiler
  • Protect the upper sector of the rear lid with masking tape-1-.
  • With the Electric knife - SAT 1561A- and with knife 181 - VAS 1561/18- cut the adhesive sealant PUR -in section A- and -section B- in -the direction of the arrow-. Work carefully to avoid damaging the rear lid.

Exterior equipment

  • Insert it on the inner side of the wiring leadthroughs -1-.

Exterior equipment

  • Open the tailgate.
  • Remove upper tailgate trim
  • Free the guide -2- in -the direction of the arrow-.
  • Detach bracket -3-.
  • Remove the guide -2-.

fitting

Preparation of the rear lid panel for mounting the spoiler

  • Remove possible residual adhesive on the rear lid with the tool - VAS 6349- .
  • Clean the area of the rear lid where the spoiler is to be affixed with isopropyl alcohol or heptanol.
  • Subsequently treat the spoiler mounting zone with silicone cleaner.
  • Allow to dry well.
  • Shortly before bonding the spoiler, cut the beads of adhesive sealant (PUR) bonded to the rear lid back to a height of just 1 mm.

Note The remaining material is required as a base for the new adhesive sealing material (PUR).

Exterior equipment

  • Apply the glass activator - D 181 802 M1- with the applicator -1- evenly and at a stroke to the previously cut-back old bead of adhesive, as shown in the illustration.

Note Should the rear window be new, apply primer (glass/paint) - D 009 200 02- with the applicator -1- to the rear window as shown in the illustration.

Flashing-off time, approx. 10 minutes.

WARNING

Apply zinc spray - Electronic parts catalogue to the sheet metal parts where the paint has been damaged.

Prepare the spoiler for installation.

  • Remove from the spoiler -1- all residual adhesive -2- and -3-.

Exterior equipment

  • Clean the area of the rear lid where the spoiler is to be affixed with isopropyl alcohol or heptanol.
  • Subsequently treat the spoiler mounting zone with silicone cleaner.
  • Allow to dry well.
  • Apply to zone -2- an even coat of primer (screen/lacquer) - D 009 200 02- with the Applicator - D 009 500 25- .
  • Apply to the zone -3- an even coating of Primer - D .

    181.650.A1- ; use the applicator - D 009 500 25- .

Flashing-off time, approx. 10 minutes.

  • Affix new double sided tape - D .438.515.A3- -2- onto the spoiler surface.

Exterior equipment

 

Exterior equipment

  • Mount the interconnection -1- and the rear window wiper jet -2- to the spoiler mounting.
  • Secure the new mounting -3- to the spoiler trim -4-; you will hear it latch into place.

Exterior equipment

  • Insert the guide -1- into the spoiler mounting and push it in -the direction of the arrow- into the first position.

Exterior equipment

  • Use the gun - VAS 5237 - to apply a bead of two component adhesive - D 004 660 M2- to the designated zones -1- and -2-.
  • Locate the spoiler on the body and connect the interconnection of the third brake light and water pipe for the rear window wiper.
  • Locate the spoiler in its final position; this position is dictated when the third brake light is clipped into the panel.
  • Remove the protective films -4- from the adhesive tapes -3-.
  • Open the tailgate.
  • Mechanically secure the spoiler in the cavity of the third brake light by moving the inner guide.
  • Flush adjustment at the panel gaps:

Leon five-door

Exterior equipment

Leon three-door

Exterior equipment

  • Push against the centre section with the pressure tool - T20098- and against the sides of the bonding zones to ensure correct bonding.
  • Cut several lengths of adhesive tape and affix them as shown in the illustration.

Exterior equipment

  • Install upper tailgate trim
  • Install additional brake light
  • Install the protective side strip
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