Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.0, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.4 16V, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.7 SDI, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.2 TDI 3L, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.4 16V, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.6 GTI, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.4 FSI, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.4, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.0 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Suspension Ball Joint for Lupo (6X1, 6E1) and other VW models
Tools
Replacement: ball joint – VW Lupo 6X1. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 19
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Ball joint puller
Crow bar
Hammer
Wheel chock
Replacement: ball joint – VW Lupo 6X1. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right ball joints.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: ball joint – VW Lupo 6X1. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
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    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.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW Lupo 6X1
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 7
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    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 8
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    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  8. Step 9
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    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 10
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    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 11
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    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle. Use a crowbar. Use a hammer.
  11. Step 12
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the ball joint to the suspension control arm. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 13
    Disconnect the spherical joint from the arm.
    Step 14
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    Remove the ball joint.
  13. Step 15
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    Clean the ball joint mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  14. Step 16
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    Install a new ball joint.
    Replacement: ball joint – VW Lupo 6X1. AUTODOC recommends:
    Do not damage the ball joint cover.
  15. Step 17
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    Attach the ball joint to the control arm.
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