Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 TDI, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 2.0 TDI, VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 2.0 TDI, DAIHATSU SIRION (M3_) 1.0, VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 2.0 TDI, VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 2.0 TDI, VW Eos (1F7, 1F8) 2.0 TDI, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 2.0 TDI, VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0 TDI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change a front shock strut on VW TOURAN 1 (1T1, 1T2) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: suspension strut – VW Touran 1T1 1T2. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #11
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #21
HEX bit no.H6.
Torx bit T30
XZN socket bit # 12
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 19
Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 24
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Shock absorber socket
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: suspension strut – VW Touran 1T1 1T2. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • 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 – VW Touran 1T1 1T2. Use the following procedure:
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