Seat Altea - water ingress on the side direction indicators

Data sheet
ManufacturerSeat
Vehicle modelAltea
EngineAll models
Year of manufactureYears of manufacture from 2010 onwards
Please noteModel with side direction indicator (halogen)
SymptomsWater ingress on the side direction indicators    

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Seat Altea - water ingress associated with the formation of considerable amounts of condensation

If the above-mentioned defect is detected, it may be related to the-build-up of considerable amounts of condensation in the side direction indicators. 

 

If the above-mentioned defect is detected, it may be related to the-build-up of considerable amounts of condensation in the side direction indicators. 

 

In such a case, you should proceed as follows: • Check direction indicator for any damage; if damaged, replace • Position O-ring correctly on the bulb fitting. • Finally make sure that the side direction indicator is properly installed.  

IMPORTANT

This defect may also affect other vehicle models of the same type from this manufacturer.


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