Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.4 16V, VW New Beetle Hatchback (9C1, 1C1) 1.4, VW New Beetle Convertible (1Y7) 1.4, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V, VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.4, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.4, VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.4 16V

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change a front strut mount on VW GOLF 5 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 5. Tools you need:
Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 5. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 19
Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 27
HEX bit No.H5.
HEX bit No.H6.
HEX bit No.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hammer
Flat screwdriver
Ball joint puller
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Fender cover
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for Golf V Hatchback (1K1) and other VW models
How to change Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on Golf 5 1.9 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting
How to change Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.4 16V – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.4 16V
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on VW New Beetle Hatchback (9C1, 1C1) 1.4
VW New Beetle Hatchback (9C1, 1C1) 1.4
Easy tricks to help you to replace Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on VW New Beetle Convertible (1Y7) 1.4
VW New Beetle Convertible (1Y7) 1.4
Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V
Changing Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.4 – tips for first time repair
VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.4
Main steps for Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting replacement on VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.4
VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.4
How to change Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting on VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.4 16V – tips for proper car maintenance
VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.4 16V
How to change Repair Kit, suspension strut on Golf 5 1.9 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Repair Kit, suspension strut
How to change Repair Kit, suspension strut on VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.4 16V – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.4 16V
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Repair Kit, suspension strut on VW New Beetle Hatchback (9C1, 1C1) 1.4
VW New Beetle Hatchback (9C1, 1C1) 1.4
Easy tricks to help you to replace Repair Kit, suspension strut on VW New Beetle Convertible (1Y7) 1.4
VW New Beetle Convertible (1Y7) 1.4
Repair Kit, suspension strut removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V
Changing Repair Kit, suspension strut on VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.4 – tips for first time repair
VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.4
Main steps for Repair Kit, suspension strut replacement on VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.4
VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.4
How to change Repair Kit, suspension strut on VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.4 16V – tips for proper car maintenance
VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.4 16V
How to change Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing on Golf 5 1.9 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing
How to change Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing on VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing on VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.4 16V
VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.4 16V
How to change Suspension Strut Mounting on Golf 5 1.9 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Suspension Strut Mounting
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VW New Beetle Hatchback (9C1, 1C1) 1.4
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Suspension Strut Mounting on VW New Beetle Convertible (1Y7) 1.4
VW New Beetle Convertible (1Y7) 1.4
How to change Top Strut Mounting on Golf 5 1.9 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Top Strut Mounting
How to change Top Strut Mounting on VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.4 16V – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.4 16V
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Top Strut Mounting on VW New Beetle Hatchback (9C1, 1C1) 1.4
VW New Beetle Hatchback (9C1, 1C1) 1.4
Easy tricks to help you to replace Top Strut Mounting on VW New Beetle Convertible (1Y7) 1.4
VW New Beetle Convertible (1Y7) 1.4
Top Strut Mounting removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V
Changing Top Strut Mounting on VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.4 – tips for first time repair
VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.4
Main steps for Top Strut Mounting replacement on VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.4
VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.4
How to change Top Strut Mounting on VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.4 16V – tips for proper car maintenance
VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.4 16V
Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 5. AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the mounts of the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • All mounts of the front shock struts should be replaced simultaneously.
  • Be sure to replace all self-locking nuts and bolts during installation.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 5. Recommended sequence of steps:
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