Seat Leon >> Air filter: Clean housing and renew filter element

SEAT Leon Service and Repair Manual / Maintenance / Description of work / Air filter: Clean housing and renew filter element

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque wrench 2-10 Nm - VAG 1783-


  • Hose clip pliers - VAS 6362-


NOTICE Always use a genuine air filter cartridge .

Use a silicone-free lubricant when installing the intake hose.

When installing the air filter cartridge ensure that it is centred in the receptacle in the bottom section of the air filter.

Hose fittings and hoses for the supercharging system should not have any oil or grease residues. Do not use any lubricants containing silicone when assembling.

Secure all hose connections with the correct type of hose clips (same as original equipment).

Check liquid level and top up if necessary
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