Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW PASSAT (3B3) 1.8 T 20V, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T 20V

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Replacement: coil springs – VW Passat B5 Variant. Tools you might need:
Replacement: coil springs – VW Passat B5 Variant. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 19
HEX bit no.H5.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Pin punch
Hammer
Hydraulic transmission jack
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Fender cover
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Springs for PASSAT Variant (3B6) and other VW models
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Coil Spring
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Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Coil Spring on VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T 20V
VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T 20V
Replacement: coil springs – VW Passat B5 Variant. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Both coil springs of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right coil springs of the front suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: coil springs – VW Passat B5 Variant. Recommended sequence of steps:
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