Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 TDI 16V, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 FSI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.9 TDI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6 FSI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 FSI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 SDI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.9 TDI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.9 TDI 4motion, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 TDI 16V 4motion, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 FSI 4motion, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 TDI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 TSI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 3.2 R32 4motion, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 TDI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 TSI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 TDI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 TSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front anti roll bar link / front drop link on VW GOLF 5 (1K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW Golf 5. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 18
HEX bit No.H5
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on VW Golf 5 in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW Golf 5. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Anti Roll Bar Links on Golf 5 2003 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.9 TDI 2004 Anti Roll Bar Links - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Anti Roll Bar Links on VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6 FSI 2006 by yourself
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW Golf 5
  5. Step 5
    How to remove VW GOLF 2.0 TDI 16V 2007 Anti Roll Bar Links - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Anti Roll Bar Links on VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2008: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Anti Roll Bar Links replacement on Golf 5 2.0 TDI 2009 - download illustrated guide
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 8
    Need to know how to renew Anti Roll Bar Links on VW GOLF 2003? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar. Use a combination spanner #18. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Anti Roll Bar Links on Golf 5 2004 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW Golf 5. Tip:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  10. Step 10
    VW GOLF 1.9 TDI Anti Roll Bar Links replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Install a new rod, tighten the fasteners.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Anti Roll Bar Links on Golf 5 2006 1.9 TDI by yourself
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a drive socket #18. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 65 Nm torque.
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