Seat Leon >> Towing bracket

Assembly overview - towing bracket

Exterior equipment

  1. - Bolt.
    • 4 off
    • 50 Nm + 90Вє
    • Always renew bolt after loosening
  2. - Towing bracket
    • Tow hitch with removable ball head
  3. - Sealing plug
    • Insert into the opening after removing the tow hitch.
  4. - Towing bracket
  5. - Cap
  6. - Retaining plate
  7. - Wiring harness
  8. - Electric socket
  9. - Bolt.
    • 3 off
    • 2.5 Nm
  10. - Bolt.
    • 4 off
    • 20 Nm
    • Gas-tight threaded connections

DANGER! The gas tight threaded connections prevent exhaust gas from penetrating the passenger compartment.

These must always be mounted.

  1. - Cavity wax - AKR.308.SP5-

Note To prevent water penetration

Removing and installing towing bracket

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench - VAG 1332-

Exterior equipment

Removing

  • Remove rear bumper cover.
  • Remove screws -1-.
  • Remove the contact box -2-.
  • Undo the wiring harness from the fastenings -arrows-.
  • Detach wiring harness -5-.

Exterior equipment

  • Remove bolts -arrows-.
  • Remove the towing bracket -1-.

Fit in reverse order from removal, remembering the following:

Specified torques

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