Seat Car Problems & Fixes

Seat owner problems and repairs

Below is a list of Seat cars and the total problems we have in our database for that model. You can add your own problems by clicking the 'Post a new problem' buttons around the site.

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The Latest Seat Problems
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Fuel pump in tank probs

Fuel pump replaced in tank still starved of diesel, cutting out,coil light flashing, no power

2014 Seat Leon 2.0tdi fr,
Posted: Oct 14, 2021
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Mirrors no longer fold in.

Mirrors have stopped folding when locking car with remote fob button. Still works if internal mirror control used so no motor issue. Have reset Infotainment system. Deselected and reselected option fr...

2017 Seat Ateca 1.0 TSe Ecomotive
Posted: Oct 14, 2021
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Intermittent cutting out at junctions / traffic lights

Normally once engine warm I come to a stop engine cuts out and battery light illuminates on dashboard, will start again with no issues

2010 Seat Leon 1.6 cr tdi Dsg
Posted: Sep 23, 2021
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Brake lights illuminated when the other Headlights turned on.

The brake lights come on when side/headlights are turned on - not 100%, getting 6v at each light. The third brake light is not effected. The lights go to full strength when the brake pedal is applied....

2012 Seat Leon Ecomotive 1.6 TDi
Posted: Sep 22, 2021
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MY SEAT ARONA AUTOMATIC IS STUCK IN PARK ? THE CAR IS BRAND NEW

i HARD WIRED A DASH CAM, SINCE THEN IT WONT MOVE FROM PARK

2019 Seat Arona RED FR
Posted: Sep 20, 2021
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Radio screen home gone blank no radio or phone gone dead 6months old tax couldn't fix it going to the dealers tomorrow

Started engine no radio no phone nothing at all on screen so no parking sensors car still driving well throttle a bit jumpy on start but settles down called seat assist and they sent out A A they...

2021 Seat Arona White black trim
Posted: Sep 13, 2021
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Battery drain ,new battery fitted alternator goid

Every time my car stands for a week or more battery flat

2009 Seat Ibiza Sport
Posted: Sep 10, 2021
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Puttering white smoke out exhaust

Start up starts puttering white smoke out of exhaust smelling of oil

2012 Seat Ibiza 1.2 sportrider
Posted: Aug 30, 2021
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Engine warning light

engine warning light came on with MAP sensor and camshaft position sensor changed both sensors after 3 days engine warning light came back with camshaft sensor fault, car is running but has rough idle...

2014 Seat Ibiza 1.2
Posted: Aug 24, 2021
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Locking system on the fuel cover is jammed in the locked position

the fuel cover is jammed closed as the locking mechanism will not retract and i can not find a manual over ride function to retract the pin.

2017 Seat Arona 1.0
Posted: Aug 8, 2021
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Lost its fluid from the power steering rack

Going through power steering fluid for fun

2058 Seat Ibiza 1.2
Posted: Aug 6, 2021
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Can’t turn steering wheel

Car was sat stationary for a few months and steering has become stiff. Yellow power steering light showing on dashboard.

2010 Seat Ibiza 1.6 petrol
Posted: Aug 3, 2021
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Seat Leon MK3 se 64 plate no functions available in menu ??

No functions available in menu

2014 Seat Leon TSI 1400
Posted: Jul 31, 2021
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Noisy front suspension

The front suspension feels non existent when travelling over pot holes and ruts, it's so bad it feels as though the bottom is about to part company with the rest of the car. My garage can't find anyth...

2007 Seat Altea 2 litre TDI
Posted: Jul 28, 2021
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Check engine and engine fault lamb

I had the check engine light open for days and when i got it checked the mechanic sai that is the catalyst. I was going to change it and yesterday the fault engine lumb was flashing. The car is runnin...

2011 Seat Ibiza 1. 2 TDI
Posted: Jul 22, 2021
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Loud Beeping Noise

Occasionally makes a very loud beeping noise which comes from somewhere under the bonnet. Lasts about 5 minutes and is triggered randomly even when I’m not in or anywhere near the car.

2013 Seat Ibiza 1.4 Toca
Posted: Jul 15, 2021
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Stuttering and no power at low revs

Stuttering at low revs And intermittent power once moving

2002 Seat Ibiza 1.4
Posted: Jul 11, 2021
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Power steeriing fails when driving

power steering locks up when driving . got to stop car and switch engine to get power steering to work again

2010 Seat Ibiza 1.2 s
Posted: Jun 30, 2021
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How to top up radiator

I need to add some coolant sealer to my radiator but don’t know how to access my radiator

2010 Seat Leon 1.4TSI
Posted: Jun 8, 2021
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Tailgate won't open, the tailgate just gives a whirring sound when you try to open it

On depressing the key fob or opening the tailgate their is a whirring sound as if the motor inside the boot is stuck, the tailgate can only be opened using the manual release inside the boot

2011 Seat Leon 1.8 TDi
Posted: Jun 4, 2021
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