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 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) 2.0 TFSI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.6 MultiFuel, 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) 2.0 Cupra R, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.6 LPG, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 1.2 TSI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1P1) 2.0 FSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear wheel bearing on SEAT LEON 1P1 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for Leon Hatchback (1P1) and other SEAT models
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Seat Leon 1P1. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
All-purpose cleaning spray
Anti-squeal paste
Ceramic grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #15
XZN socket bit #14
XZN socket bit #18
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Impact screwdriver
Rubber mallet
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Seat Leon 1P1 car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels 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
    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 4
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    Raise the car.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Seat Leon 1P1. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    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.
  3. 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
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 7
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 8
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fasteners. Use a combination spanner #13. Use a combination spanner #15.
  7. Step 9
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  8. Step 10
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    Remove the brake caliper. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – 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 11
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    Remove the brake pads.
  10. Step 12
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 13
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    Unscrew the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use XZN #14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 14
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  13. Step 15
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    Remove the caliper bracket.
  14. Step 16
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    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  15. Step 17
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use an impact screwdriver.
  16. Step 18
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    Remove the brake disc.
  17. Step 19
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    Remove the hub bearing protection cap. Use a crowbar. Use a rubber mallet.
  18. Step 20
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    Support the control arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  19. Step 21
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    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use XZN #18. Use a tap wrench.
  20. Step 22
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  21. Step 23
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    Remove the hub and the bearing together, since they are a sealed unit.
  22. Step 24
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  23. Step 25
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    Install the new wheel hub with a bearing.
  24. Step 26
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    Install the fastening bolt.
  25. Step 27
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    Tighten the hub. Use XZN #18. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 180 nm torque.
  26. Step 28
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    Install the hub bearing protection cap. Use a rubber mallet.
  27. Step 29
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    Remove the support from under the control arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Seat Leon 1P1 – Do not lower the transmission jack sharply to avoid damaging components and mechanisms of the car.
  28. Step 30
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    Treat the hub where it contacts the brake disk. Use ceramic grease.
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