Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 1.9 TDI, VW Transporter V Platform / Chassis (7JD, 7JE, 7JL, 7JY, 7JZ, 7FD) 1.9 TDI, VW Transporter V Van (7HA, 7HH, 7EA, 7EH) 1.9 TDI, VW Transporter V Minibus (7HB, 7HJ, 7EB, 7EJ, 7EF, 7EG, 7HF, 7EC) 1.9 TDI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change a front shock strut on VW T5 TRANSPORTER VAN [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: suspension strut – VW T5 Transporter. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 30
Shock absorber socket
HEX bit No.H7
XZN bit #14
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Tap wrench
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for Transporter V Van (7HA, 7HH, 7EA, 7EH) and other VW models
How to change Shock Absorber on VW T5 Van 2.5 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Shock Absorber
How to change Shock Absorber on VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 1.9 TDI – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 1.9 TDI
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on VW Transporter V Platform / Chassis (7JD, 7JE, 7JL, 7JY, 7JZ, 7FD) 1.9 TDI
VW Transporter V Platform / Chassis (7JD, 7JE, 7JL, 7JY, 7JZ, 7FD) 1.9 TDI
Easy tricks to help you to replace Shock Absorber on VW Transporter V Van (7HA, 7HH, 7EA, 7EH) 1.9 TDI
VW Transporter V Van (7HA, 7HH, 7EA, 7EH) 1.9 TDI
Shock Absorber removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Transporter V Minibus (7HB, 7HJ, 7EB, 7EJ, 7EF, 7EG, 7HF, 7EC) 1.9 TDI
VW Transporter V Minibus (7HB, 7HJ, 7EB, 7EJ, 7EF, 7EG, 7HF, 7EC) 1.9 TDI
Replacement: suspension strut – VW T5 Transporter. 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW T5 Transporter – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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