Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.6 FSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.9 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 16V, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.6, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TFSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 3.2 FSI 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 16V 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 3.6 R36 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.4 TSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.8 TSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 3.6 FSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.4 TSI EcoFuel, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 BlueTDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.6 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.8 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 PASSAT B6 (3C5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – Passat Variant B6. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 18
HEX bit no.H5.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Wheel chock
Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW Passat 3C5. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on VW Passat 3C B6 Variant in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Passat B6 3C Variant – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Anti Roll Bar Links on Passat B6 Variant 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    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
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW Passat 3C5. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 8
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    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 Passat B6 Variant 2006 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – Passat Variant B6. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  10. Step 10
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    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 11
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    Install a new rod, tighten the fasteners.
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