Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 16V VTi, PEUGEOT 207 CC (WD_) 1.6 16V, PEUGEOT 207 SW (WK_) 1.6 16V

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear shock absorber on PEUGEOT 207 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: shock absorbers – Peugeot 207 hatchback. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: shock absorbers – Peugeot 207 hatchback. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #16
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # E16
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Clip removal tool
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for 207 (WA_, WC_) and other PEUGEOT models
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Shock Absorber
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PEUGEOT 207 CC (WD_) 1.6 16V
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 16V VTi
PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 16V VTi
Easy tricks to help you to replace Shock Absorber on PEUGEOT 207 SW (WK_) 1.6 16V
PEUGEOT 207 SW (WK_) 1.6 16V
Replacement: shock absorbers – Peugeot 207 hatchback. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Both shock absorbers of the rear suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock absorbers of the rear suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Please note: all work on the car – Peugeot 207 hatchback – should be done with the engine switched off.
  1. How to change Shock Absorber on PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 3
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 4
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Peugeot 207 hatchback
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    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 6
    Remove the plastic clips of the wheel arch liner. Use a clip removal tool.
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    Step 7
    Remove the wheel arch cover.
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    Step 8
    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 9
    Clean the shock absorber fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 10
    Unscrew the upper fastener of the shock absorber. Use a combination spanner #16.Use a drive socket #16.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 11
    Remove the fastening bolt.
  11. Replacing Shock Absorber on PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 2006 1.4 HDi by yourself
    Step 12
    Clean the shock absorber fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 13
    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber.Use a drive socket #E16.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 14
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – Peugeot 207 hatchback. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock absorber when undoing the fastening bolts.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 2009 1.6 16V VTi Shock Absorber
    Step 15
    Remove the shock absorber.
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    Step 16
    Clean the shock absorber mounting seats.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Before installing a new shock absorber you should pump it manually 3-5 times.
  16. How to change Shock Absorber on PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 17
    Place the shock absorber in the wheel arch and fasten it.
  17. How to replace PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.4 HDi 2007 Shock Absorber - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 18
    Install the fastening bolt.
    Step 19
    Screw in the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #E16.Use a ratchet wrench.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Peugeot 207 hatchback – To avoid injury, hold the shock absorber while screwing in the fastening bolts.
  18. PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 HDi 2008 Shock Absorber replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 20
    Install the fastening bolt.
  19. Changing Shock Absorber on PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.4 16V 2009 by yourself
    Step 21
    Screw the upper fastener of the shock absorber.Use a combination spanner #16.Use a drive socket #16.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 22
    Raise the hydraulic transmission jack by 10-15 cm.
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    Step 23
    Tighten the top shock absorber fastening.Use a drive socket #16.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 70 Nm torque.
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    Step 24
    Treat the shock absorber fasteners. Use copper grease.
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    Step 25
    Tighten the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #E16.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 70 Nm torque.
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    Step 26
    Remove the mounting from under the rear axle beam.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – Peugeot 207 hatchback. Professionals recommend:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
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    Step 27
    Install the wheel arch cover to its mounting seat.
  26. Replacing Shock Absorber on PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 2006 1.4 HDi by yourself
    Step 28
    Install the plastic clips of the wheel arch liner.
  27. 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 16V VTi 2007 Shock Absorber DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 29
    Treat the shock absorber fasteners. Use copper grease.
  28. How to change Shock Absorber on PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 2008 - tips and tricks
    Step 30
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  29. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 2009 1.6 16V VTi Shock Absorber
    Step 31
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
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    Step 32
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while screwing in the fastening bolts. Peugeot 207 hatchback
  31. How to change Shock Absorber on PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 33
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  32. How to replace PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.4 HDi 2007 Shock Absorber - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 34
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
  33. PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 HDi 2008 Shock Absorber replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 35
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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