Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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

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All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for Golf V Hatchback (1K1) and other VW models
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Top Strut Mounting
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Repair Kit, suspension strut
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Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting
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Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing
Tools
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
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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