Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI, VW Passat CC (357) 1.8 TSI, VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat CC (357) 1.4 TSI MultiFuel, VW Passat CC (357) 3.6 FSI 4motion, VW Passat CC (357) 3.6 FSI, VW Passat CC (357) 1.8 TSI, VW Passat CC (357) 3.6 FSI 4motion, VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TFSI, VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 BlueTDI, VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TDI 4motion View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW PASSAT CC (357). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Ceramic grease
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 19
XZN socket bit #6
HEX bit No.H5
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on VW PASSAT CC (357) in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW PASSAT CC (357) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 3
    Raise the car.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW PASSAT CC (357). Professionals recommend:
    If you are using a jack, make sure it rests on a flat surface without any unevenness.Be sure to additionally secure the car with jack stands.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW PASSAT CC (357)
  3. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  4. Step 6
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    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  5. Step 7
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut. Use a drive socket #18. Use XZN #6. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 8
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar. Use a combination spanner #18. Use XZN #6. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 9
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    Remove the stabiliser link.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW PASSAT CC (357). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  8. Step 10
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    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 11
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    Install a new stabiliser link and tighten the fasteners. Use a combination spanner #19. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 12
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    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut. Use a drive socket #19. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 65 Nm torque.
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