Seat Leon >> Roof strips / roof rails

Exploded view - roof rail

Exterior equipment

  1. - Roof railing
    • 1 + 1 each
    • With mounting point seals and bonded sealing material on the contact areas of the roof

Caution

Every time the roof railing is removed, check the mounting point seals and the bonded sealing material and renew where necessary.

  1. - Compensating elements
    • 4 + 4 each
    • These elements consist of a screwed on base and a height-adjustable sleeve.
  2. - Roof railing reinforcement
  3. - Nut
    • 3 + 3 each
    • 10 Nm
  4. - Bolt.
    • 1 + 1 each
    • 10 Nm

Removing and installing roof rail

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Set of ring spanners - SAT 8015-

  • Ring spanner size 10 - SAT 8010/10C -

Exterior equipment

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.

  • Removing roof trim
DANGER! Consider the safety measures for pyrotechnic components .
  • Make sufficient space in this zone to facilitate removal and subsequent tightening of the bolt-1-. For this purpose, remove the bolt -3- and move the airbag igniter -2-in -the direction of the arrow-.

Exterior equipment

  • Loosen nut -2-.

Exterior equipment

  • Remove screws -1-.
Caution

Risk of damage to paintwork

  • Remove the roof railing.

fitting

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Caution

Every time the roof railing is removed, check the mounting point seals and the bonded sealing material and renew where necessary.

  • Check that the height-adjustable sleeves -2- project by -a-= 1.6 mm above the surface of the roof. Should these sleeves not conform to the specified size, adjust them according to the following specification.

Setting the compensation elements

  • Insert the hexagon key (Allen key) -1- into the height-adjustable sleeve -2- of a compensation element.
  • Turn the key in the direction of the -lower arrow - until the height adjustable sleeve -2- moves upwards -upper arrow- and touches the roof -3-.

Note The height-adjustable sleeve -2- must project by -a-= 1.6 mm above the surface of the roof.

Exterior equipment

  • If necessary, repeat the procedure on the other compensation elements.

Continue the assembly

  • Place the roof rail -1- onto the first compensating element slightly inclined anticlockwise.

Exterior equipment

Caution

Risk of damage to paintwork

  • Insert the roof railing bolt into the first compensation element set.
  • Turn the roof railing until you can insert the bolt on the opposite side into the last compensation element set.
  • Screw the bolt in lightly - do not tighten with the specified tightening torque yet.
  • Tighten the bolts with the specified tightening torque in the specified sequence.
  • Install roof trim .

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