Seat Leon >> Removing and installing underbody trim

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench 2-10 Nm - VAG 1783-

Exterior equipment

Note During removal and installation, take note of small amounts of differences depending on the engine.

Exterior equipment

Removing

  • Remove underbody trim (centre).
  • Release retaining tab and pull out front cover -2- or -5- in direction of travel backwards off catches.
  • Remove nuts -3-.
  • Remove underbody panel -1- or -4-.

fitting

Install analogously in reverse order, but note the following:

Removing and installing underbody trim (centre)

Removing and installing centre underbody covers

Note During removal and installation, take note of small amounts of differences depending on the engine.

Exterior equipment

Removing

  • Unclip spreader river -2- and remove centre underbody panels.

fitting

Installation is done in reverse order of removal operations.

Removing and installing short centre underbody cover

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench 2-10 Nm - VAG 1783-

Exterior equipment

Note During removal and installation, take note of small amounts of differences depending on the engine.

Exterior equipment

Removing

Unclip spreader river -2- and remove centre underbody panels.

Unscrew the bolt -3-.

fitting

Installation is done in reverse order of removal operations.

Specified torques

Removing and installing underbody trim (rear)

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench 2-10 Nm - VAG 1783-

Exterior equipment

Note During removal and installation, take note of small amounts of differences depending on the engine.

Exterior equipment

  • Loosen lock washer -3-.
  • Unclip spreader rivet -2- and remove bolt -4-.
  • Detach underbody trim (rear) -1-.

Installation

Install analogously in reverse order, but note the following:

Specified torques

Removing and installing tunnel crosspiece (front)

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Exterior equipment

Exterior equipment

Removing

  • If present, remove centre underbody trim.
  • Loosen bolts -2-.
  • Detach tunnel cross-piece (front) -1-.

fitting

Install analogously in reverse order, but note the following:

Specified torques: 20 Nm

Removing and installing tunnel crosspiece (rear)

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-

Exterior equipment

Exterior equipment

Removing

  • Loosen rear underbody panel and press downward slightly.
  • Remove nuts -2-.
  • Detach tunnel cross-piece (rear) -2-.

fitting

Install analogously in reverse order, but note the following:

Specified torques

Removing and installing underbody panel for natural gas tank

Removing

Exterior equipment

  • Unscrew the nuts from front to back.
  • Unhook the underbody panel in the socket for the gas tank towards the front and then pull it out to the rear.

fitting

Exterior equipment

  • Insert the underbody panel with the locking hook forwards into the socket for the natural gas tank.

Note To install the underbody panel -2- the locking lugs must be inserted into the socket for the natural gas tank.

  • Tighten nuts from back to front with a torque of 2 Nm.
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