Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
ABARTH 500 / 595 / 695 Hatchback (312_) 1.4 (312.AXT1A), ABARTH 500C / 595C / 695C (312_) Convertible 1.4 (312.AXF1A)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear shock absorber on ABARTH 500 (312)  [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: shock absorbers – Abarth 595. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: shock absorbers – Abarth 595. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 19
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Torque wrench
Wheel impact socket #19
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for 500 / 595 / 695 Hatchback (312_) and other ABARTH models
How to change Shock Absorber on Abarth 595 1.4 (312.AXD1A) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Shock Absorber
How to change Shock Absorber on ABARTH 500 / 595 / 695 Hatchback (312_) 1.4 (312.AXT1A) – tips for proper car maintenance
ABARTH 500 / 595 / 695 Hatchback (312_) 1.4 (312.AXT1A)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on ABARTH 500C / 595C / 695C (312_) Convertible 1.4 (312.AXF1A)
ABARTH 500C / 595C / 695C (312_) Convertible 1.4 (312.AXF1A)
Replacement: shock absorbers – Abarth 595. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Both shock absorbers of the rear suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock absorbers of the rear suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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