Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.6 (L69) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change a front shock strut on OPEL ASTRA H Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for Astra H Saloon (A04) and other OPEL models
How to change Shock Absorber on Opel Astra H Saloon 1.6 (L69) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Shock Absorber
How to change Shock Absorber on OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.6 (L69) – tips for proper car maintenance
OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.6 (L69)
Tools
Replacement: suspension strut – Opel Astra H saloon. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
HEX bit No.H6
HEX bit No.H7
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Hammer
Pliers
Water pump pliers
Flat Screwdriver
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: suspension strut – Opel Astra H saloon. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Both shock struts of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Opel Astra H saloon – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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