When to replace the Brake Pads on your SEAT LEON
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.6 TDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.6 TDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.6, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 2.0 FSI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 2.0 TFSI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.9 TDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 2.0 TDI 16V, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 2.0 TDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 2.0 TDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 2.0 TFSI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.4 16V, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.9 TDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.4 TSI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.8 TSI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 2.0 TDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 2.0 TFSI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.6 LPG, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.2 TSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake pads on SEAT LEON 1P1 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Seat Leon 1P1. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Ceramic grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #15
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – Seat Leon 1P1. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Perform the replacement of brake pads in complete set for each axis. This provides effective braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for all brake pads on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Seat Leon 1P1 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 4
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    Raise the car.
    Replacement: brake pads – Seat Leon 1P1. Tip:
    If you are using a jack, make sure it rests on a flat surface without any unevenness.Be sure to additionally secure the car with jack stands.
  4. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Seat Leon 1P1
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 7
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fasteners. Use a combination spanner #13. Use a combination spanner #15.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the brake caliper. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: brake pads – Seat Leon 1P1. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur.
  9. Step 10
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    Remove the brake pads.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  10. Step 11
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    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  11. Step 12
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  12. Step 13
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Seat Leon 1P1. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  13. Step 14
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    Treat the brake pads in the area where their surface comes into contact with the brake caliper bracket. Use anti-squeal paste.
    Replacement: brake pads – Seat Leon 1P1. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
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