Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 4motion View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change a front strut mount VW PASSAT VARIANT B6 3C [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for Passat Variant (3C5) and other VW models
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Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting
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Repair Kit, suspension strut
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Top Strut Mounting
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Tools
Replacement: strut mount – VW Passat Variant B6. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #19
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 24
HEX bit no.H5.
HEX bit no.H6.
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Hammer
Flat Screwdriver
Ball joint puller
Crow bar
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: strut mount – VW Passat 3C5. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • All mounts of the front shock struts should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the mounts of the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • 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 Passat Variant B6. Recommended sequence of steps:
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