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 shock strut on PEUGEOT 208 1 (CA_,CC_) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) and other PEUGEOT models
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Tools
Replacement: suspension strut – Peugeot 208 1. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
HEX bit No.H7.
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # E8
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 32
Wheel impact socket #17
Shock absorber socket
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Pin punch
Hammer
Tap wrench
Rubber mallet
Crow bar
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: suspension strut – Peugeot 208 1. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: suspension strut – Peugeot 208 1. Recommended sequence of steps:
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