Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.2

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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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
All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) and other PEUGEOT models
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Shock Absorber
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PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.2
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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