Seat Leon >> Starter motor: removing and installing

Installing and removing the starter, manual transmission, gasoline engine

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrenches - VAG 1331-

Starter, current supply, CCS

  • Torque wrenches - VAG 1332-

Starter, current supply, CCS

Removing

  • With the ignition switched off, disconnect battery earth cable.

Only for engine type 1.8 l TSI

  • Remove air filter housing.

Continued for all versions

  • Unplug connector -1- by sliding locking element to rear and pressing down release catch.
  • Press off cap -2-.
  • Unscrew wire for terminal 30/B+ -3- from alternator.
  • Remove the lower engine noise insulation.

Starter, current supply, CCS

  • Remove nut -4- and detach bracket -1- for electrical wiring.

    Wiring remains connected.

  • Unscrew screws -2 and 5- and remove the -3- starter.

Installing

Installation is carried out in the reverse sequence; note the following:

Specified torques

Starter, current supply, CCS

Installing and removing the starter, manual transmission, diesel engine

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrenches - VAG 1331-

Starter, current supply, CCS

  • Torque wrenches - VAG 1332-

Starter, current supply, CCS

Removing

  • With the ignition switched off, disconnect battery earth cable.
  • Remove air filter housing .
  • Remove nut -1- from upper securing bolt of starter. - B- .
  • Unbolt earth wire -2-.

Starter, current supply, CCS

  • Pull out the plug -1-.
  • Press off cap -2-.
  • Unscrew nut -3- and remove terminal 30/B+.
  • Remove the lower engine noise insulation .

Starter, current supply, CCS

  • Remove nut -4- and push bracket -1- of the wiring harness.

Note Leave electrical wiring connected.

  • Unscrew the screws -2- and -5- of the starter - B- -3-.
  • Remove the starter - B- -3-.

Installing

Installation is carried out in the reverse sequence; note the following:

Specified torques

Starter, current supply, CCS

Removing and installing starter; vehicles with 1.8 l FSI engine and dual clutch gearbox

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrenches - VAG 1331-

Starter, current supply, CCS

  • Torque wrenches - VAG 1332-

Starter, current supply, CCS

Removing

  • With the ignition switched off, disconnect battery earth cable.
  • Remove air filter housing .
  • Remove nut -2-.
  • Unbolt earth wire -1-.
  • Press off cap -3-.

Starter, current supply, CCS

  • Unplug connector -4- by sliding locking element to rear and pressing down release catch.
  • Unscrew the nut of terminal 30/B+ -5- on the starter.
  • Unscrew screws -1 and 2- and move the -3- starter up.

Installing

Installation is carried out in the reverse sequence; note the following:

  • Connect battery. Steps required.

Starter, current supply, CCS

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