leon mk3

  1. Lozzy15

    Body Panels Exterior Trim removal - front doors

    Shuffle46 asked: "I have had a stone flick up and crack the trim by the front passenger door . Got a part to replace it but not sure on how to remove it.. anybody help? Thanks" Community answer: If you go to this links page https://forums.seatcupra.net/index.php?threads/links-page.449766/...
  2. General maintenance Drive Profile Settings Guide

    After googling and messing with the drive profile on my DSG Cupra to figure out exactly what everything does, I came across quite alot of conflicting information, just thought this would be helpful to people. The most confusing setting is the 'ENGINE' setting, you can choose between...
  3. FR ACT 1.4 Tapping while Cruising

    Hi all, Been lurking on the forum for a while, but now have an issue where need to post! I have noticed a tapping sound during longer drives. I have noticed it happening when I have been driving for at least 40mins, and it only occurs when I'm moving, the sound isn't there when idling. Its...
  4. Woody_72

    Brake system A guide to replacing the rear pads and discs (272 mm) on a Mk. 3 Leon with independent rear suspensi

    A guide to replacing the rear pads and discs (272 mm) on a Mk. 3 Leon with independent rear suspension: The only difficult bit about this job is removing the caliper carrier bolts. The factory tightening spec is 66 ft/lbs plus 90 degrees which is very tight indeed. If the fasteners are rusty...
  5. DEAN0

    Coding and programming VCDS - How To Guides - MK3 Leon - Facelift - Virtual Cockpit

    Just thought I would post up the VCDS mods that I know work on the Facelift Leon with Virtual Cockpit. For reference - These were all proven on a Leon Cupra 300 sc - MY18 - Virtual Cockpit For reference - I use a genuine Rosstech Hex-CAN cable with the latest VCDS software. Display Drive...
  6. Lozzy15

    General maintenance General Links

    Links to helpful bits of info on this and other sites Battery Types and what they mean https://forums.seatcupra.net/index.php?threads/battery-completely-dead.439948/#post-4737776 and how to code a new one http://forum.obdeleven.com/thread/2041/battery-replacement How to upgrade you boot struts...
  7. Lozzy15

    General maintenance Cupra 280 2014 Main Control Panel Removal

    The purpose of this manual is to show you how you can remove the central console and then remove the switches out of the unit to enable work to be carried out. I will update over time to show how i fitted a stop start memory module (I need to run a 12v power feed to the back so on hold for a...
  8. Lozzy15

    Bumpers Cupra/Leon 280 (2014) rear bumper removal

    I was in the process of fitting a new rear diffuser to the car and it became obvious that i would have to remove the bumper to do this. I took a few photos and the rest is wordy but hopefully it will help you if you have to take off yours. HEADS UP - to remove the rear bumper you have to...
  9. Lozzy15

    Brake system Fitting Audi RS3 Brake ducts to Cupra 280

    Purpose of the Brake ducts is to direct airflow from the front of the car onto the Brake Disks so that if you are doing a lot of braking or track work it helps to keep the brakes at a better temp. I have just been told some of the smaller brake systems may have issues with fowling on the...
  10. Lozzy15

    Braces and struts Fitting strut brace to MK3 Leon - without removing scuttle tray

    Hi Guys & Gals, Today I fitted a strut brace to my Leon. It was real easy to do and took around 15 - 20 minutes. You don't need major mechanical skills to do this, just some tools. The tools I used were: 13mm sockets, 3/8 ratchet, 1/4 inch ratchet, a 1/4 inch driver and a 13mm spanner. Torque...
  11. Lozzy15

    Engine bay Oil Catch Can Fitting Guide - 1.4Tsi MK3 Leon

    Hi guys and gals, Just a quick guide today - how to fit a oil catch can for your engine. This is very simple and virtually anyone can do this with minimal tools. If you're wondering whether to bother fitting a catch can, google will explain much better than me, but essentially it helps capture...
  12. Lozzy15

    Bushes Polybush Dogbone Mount Insert Guide - MK3 Leon

    Hi guys and gals, Just another quick guide for anyone who's been thinking of fitting a polyurethane bush insert to the lower engine mount, also known as the dogbone mount. This mod is quick and easy to do, with minimal tools and skill needed. In total it took me around 15 minutes. What you will...
  13. Lozzy15

    Bumpers Front Bumper Removal - MK3 Leon

    Hi guys & gals, Here is a how-to to remove your front bumper. This is an easy task and will take around 20 minutes to remove, usually a little less to refit. The tools you will need are: T40 & T25 Torx bits Flat bladed screwdriver To begin with, pop the bonnet. Above the central grill there is...
  14. Lozzy15

    Coding and programming Retrofit Front Parking Sensors & Park Pilot - MK3 Leon

    Hi guys & gals, Got a big one for you today. This guide will show you how you can retrofit fit front parking sensors and enable the Park Pilot function on your Leon. This will be a lengthy guide so be sure to give it a full read first to ensure you can complete the job. This requires some...
  15. Lozzy15

    Servicing Service guide - How to change the oil & filter - 1.4 MK3 Leon

    Hi guys & gals, A nice simple guide today on how to change your oil & filter at service time. I'll also show how to change the pollen filter. I won't be talking about the air filter as I have a custom one on my car so there's nothing for me to change/clean just yet. Another point to note is...
  16. Lozzy15

    Lighting Extra boot light - How to install an LED strip in your boot

    Hi guys & gals, With the winter months up ahead and the nights starting to draw in, I recently fitted an LED strip to properly light up the boot in the dark. As I work at odd times, I often find myself in the boot at dark hours! This is a simple mod to do and requires a small amount of...
  17. Lozzy15

    Coding and programming How to Remove Front Seat Upholstery & Fit Heated Pads

    Hi guys & gals Today I will show you how to dismantle and remove the upholstery/covers from the front seats should you need to replace a damage part. I will also show you how to fit heated pads if you are wanting to retrofit heated seating. The heated seating retrofit guide is located here...
  18. Lozzy15

    Coding and programming Retrofit Heated Fan Washer Jets

    Hi guys & gals, Today I'm going to explain how you can fit heated fan jets to your Leon and how to wire them in. These came as part of the 'Winter Pack' but can be wired & coded in with relative ease. This is relatively simple to do, and doesn't require loads of tools. Here is a list of parts &...
  19. Lozzy15

    Coding and programming Retrofit Window Washer Fluid Level Sensor - MK3 Leon

    Hi guys & gals, Another guide for you today for a convenience feature more than anything. This used to come standard, but then Seat changed it to only come with the 'Winter' pack. However, it can be retrofitted! So I will show you how to do this yourself. For this job you are going to need some...
  20. paddy6789

    General maintenance Leon Mk3 Official Seat Workshop Manuals Link

    Hi All! I obtained these a few months ago, and they've been a great use so far. Here's a link to all of the Seat Workshop manuals for the Leon Mk3 3dr/5dr. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1M4ofxxMgsFjE7hNWg6l4KuifelmdMUu0?usp=sharing Here's a link to all of the Seat Workshop manuals...
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