Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.6, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.9 TDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.9 TDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.4 16V, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.8 20V T, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.9 SDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.8 20V T 4, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.6 16 V, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 2.8 Cupra 4, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.9 TDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.8 T Cupra R, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.9 TDI Syncro, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.9 TDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.9 TDI, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.6, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.8 20V, SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.8 T Cupra R View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change tie rod end on SEAT LEON 1M1 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Track Rod End for Leon Hatchback (1M1) and other SEAT models
Tools
Replacement: track rod end – Seat Leon 1M1. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Ceramic grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #19
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 19
Wheel impact socket #17
Ball joint puller
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Vernier caliper
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – Seat Leon 1M1. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace tie rod ends in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left tie rod ends.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – Seat Leon 1M1.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
    How to change Track Rod End on Seat Leon 1m1 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Loosen the wheel bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17. Use a tap wrench.
  2. Step 3
    How to replace SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.9 TDI 2000 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Raise the car.
    Replacement: track rod end – Seat Leon 1M1. 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.
  3. Step 4
    Seat Leon 1m1 1.6 16 V 2001 Track Rod End replacement: free workshop manuals
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Seat Leon 1M1
  4. Step 5
    Changing Track Rod End on SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.9 TDI Syncro 2002 by yourself
    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
    How to remove SEAT LEON 1.8 T Cupra R 2003 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    When deinstalling, mark or measure the precise position of the ball joint on the track rod, or count the number of turns in order to prevent misalignment afterward. Use a vernier caliper.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Track Rod End on SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean all tie rod end connections. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 8
    How hard is it to do yourself: Track Rod End replacement on Seat Leon 1m1 1.4 16V 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #19. Use a combination spanner #22.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the fastening nut connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Track Rod End on Seat Leon 1m1 1999 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  10. Step 11
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    Unscrew the tie rod end from the tie rod.
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Track Rod End on Seat Leon 1m1 2001 1.9 TDI by yourself
    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  12. Step 13
    Leon Hatchback (1M1) 1.8 T Cupra R 2002 Track Rod End DIY replacement workshop manual
    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    Replacement: track rod end – Seat Leon 1M1. Tip from AUTODOC:
    While installing the steering rod end remember to make the same number of turns or to leave the same length of thread showing as per your measurements.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Track Rod End on SEAT Leon Hatchback (1M1) 2003 - tips and tricks
    Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle.
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