Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6 D2, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0 CDI, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0 FlexFuel, VOLVO V50 (545) T5, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.4 Tdi, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.4, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.4, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.4 D5, VOLVO V50 (545) T5, VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6, VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6 D, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0 D4, VOLVO V50 (545) 1.8, VOLVO V50 (545) 1.8 FlexFuel, VOLVO V50 (545) D4, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0 D, VOLVO V50 (545) D3, VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6 D, VOLVO S40 II (544) 2.0 CDI, VOLVO S40 II (544) 2.4 CDI, VOLVO S40 II (544) 2.0 F, VOLVO S40 II (544) 2.0 D4, VOLVO S40 II (544) T5, VOLVO S40 II (544) 2.0, VOLVO S40 II (544) 2.4, VOLVO S40 II (544) 2.4 D5, VOLVO S40 II (544) 2.4, VOLVO S40 II (544) T5, VOLVO S40 II (544) D3, VOLVO S40 II (544) D4, VOLVO S40 II (544) 1.6 D2, VOLVO S40 II (544) 1.6, VOLVO S40 II (544) 1.6 D, VOLVO S40 II (544) 1.8, VOLVO S40 II (544) 1.8 FlexFuel, VOLVO S40 II (544) 2.0 D, VOLVO C30 (533) 2.0 FlexFuel, VOLVO C30 (533) 1.6, VOLVO C30 (533) 1.8, VOLVO C30 (533) 2.0, VOLVO C30 (533) 2.4 i, VOLVO C30 (533) T5, VOLVO C30 (533) 1.6 D, VOLVO C30 (533) T5, VOLVO C30 (533) 2.0 D, VOLVO C30 (533) D5, VOLVO C30 (533) 1.6 D2, VOLVO C30 (533) D3, VOLVO C30 (533) D4, VOLVO C30 (533) D5, VOLVO C30 (533) 1.8 FlexFuel, VOLVO C70 II Convertible (542) 2.4, VOLVO C70 II Convertible (542) 2.4 i, VOLVO C70 II Convertible (542) T5, VOLVO C70 II Convertible (542) D5, VOLVO C70 II Convertible (542) T5, VOLVO C70 II Convertible (542) D3, VOLVO C70 II Convertible (542) D4, VOLVO C70 II Convertible (542) 2.4 D, VOLVO C70 II Convertible (542) 2.0 D, FIAT DUCATO Bus (244, Z_) 2.8 TD 4x4View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change a front shock strut on VOLVO V50 1 (P12) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for V50 (545) and other VOLVO models
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Shock Absorber
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VOLVO V50 (545) 2.4 Tdi
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on VOLVO V50 (545) T5
VOLVO V50 (545) T5
Easy tricks to help you to replace Shock Absorber on VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6 D2
VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6 D2
Shock Absorber removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VOLVO V50 (545) 1.8 FlexFuel
VOLVO V50 (545) 1.8 FlexFuel
Changing Shock Absorber on VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0 – tips for first time repair
VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0
Main steps for Shock Absorber replacement on VOLVO V50 (545) 2.4
VOLVO V50 (545) 2.4
How to change Shock Absorber on VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0 D – tips for proper car maintenance
VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0 D
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on VOLVO V50 (545) T5
VOLVO V50 (545) T5
Easy tricks to help you to replace Shock Absorber on VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6
VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6
Tools
Replacement: suspension strut – Volvo V50 MW. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner #15
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #21
Impact socket №13
Impact socket №15
Impact socket №18
Impact socket №21
HEX bit no.H5.
HEX bit no.H6.
Wheel impact socket #19
Shock absorber socket
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Ball joint puller
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: suspension strut – Volvo V50 MW. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • 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 – Volvo V50 MW. Take the following steps:
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