Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.9 SDI, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 16V, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 16V, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.9 TDI, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 2.0, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.2, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 TDI, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 TDI, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 TDI, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 16V View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front suspension arm / front control arm on SKODA FABIA (6Y5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for Fabia I Combi (6Y5) and other SKODA models
Tools
Replacement: front lower arm – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 12
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #17
Torque wrench
Phillips screwdriver
Tap wrench
Pin punch
Rubber mallet
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: front lower arm – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: front lower arm – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Control Arm on Skoda Fabia 6y5 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 16V 2001 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Skoda Fabia 6y5 1.9 TDI 2002 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Control Arm on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 2003 by yourself
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Skoda Fabia 6Y5
  5. Step 5
    How to remove SKODA FABIA 1.4 TDI 2004 Control Arm - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Control Arm on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the fasteners of the lower sound insulation. Use a drive socket #12. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on Skoda Fabia 6y5 1.4 16V 2006 - download illustrated guide
    Remove the lower sound insulation.
  8. Step 8
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the ball joint. Use a drive socket #13. Use a tap wrench.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Control Arm on Skoda Fabia 6y5 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Tip from AUTODOC:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.Wear protective goggles.Wear a respirator.
  10. Step 10
    SKODA FABIA 1.2 Control Arm replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Unscrew the front arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #18.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Control Arm on Skoda Fabia 6y5 2002 1.4 16V by yourself
    Support the engine in the oil pan area. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  12. Step 12
    Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 TDI 2003 Control Arm DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a crowbar. Use a rubber mallet.
  13. Step 13
    How to change Control Arm on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 2004 - tips and tricks
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack by 10-15 cm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: front lower arm – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  14. Step 14
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Skoda Fabia 6y5 2005 1.4 TDI Control Arm
    Disconnect the spherical joint from the arm. Use a crowbar.
  15. Step 15
    DIY replacement of Control Arm on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.2 2006 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Remove the arm. Use a crowbar.
  16. Step 16
    How to change Control Arm on Skoda Fabia 6y5 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  17. Step 17
    How to replace SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 16V 2001 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Install a new arm. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. AUTODOC recommends:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
  18. Step 18
    Skoda Fabia 6y5 1.9 TDI 2002 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Support the engine in the oil pan area. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  19. Step 19
    Changing Control Arm on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 2003 by yourself
    Install the front fastener of the arm.
  20. Step 20
    How to remove SKODA FABIA 1.4 TDI 2004 Control Arm - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Screw the front arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #18.
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