Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear shock absorber on AUDI A3 1 (8L1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: shock absorbers – Audi A3 8L1. Tools you need:
Replacement: shock absorbers – Audi A3 8L1. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 16
Combination spanner #16
Torque wrench
Adjustable wrench
Wheel impact socket #17
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
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Replacement: shock absorbers – Audi A3 8L1. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • 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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