Seat Leon >> Removing and installing heat shield for propshaft

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Exterior equipment

  • Release lever - 80 200-

Exterior equipment

  • Protective goggles and leather gloves

Removing

DANGER! Always wear safety goggles and leather gloves.
  • Separate the exhaust system at the collet -arrows-.

  • Insert pipe or tyre lever -3- into the exhaust pipe -1- and place this on the tunnel cross-piece -2-.

Exterior equipment

Caution

There is a risk of damaging the decamping elements.

  • The decoupling elements of the front exhaust pipe must not be bent more than 10Вє.
  • Press out the securing washers -2-, which fasten the heat shield for the central tunnel, as follows:
  • Place the pressing lever - 80 200- on the underside of the securing washer -2-, release the fixing tabs -3- in the direction of the -arrow- and pull out the securing washer -2-.

Exterior equipment

  • Move the heat shield for the centre tunnel to the rear -arrow-, making sure that it does not deform too much in the process.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Note Replace the securing washers which fasten the heat shield with new washers.

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