Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT (3B3) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.9 TDI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Replacement: coil springs – VW Passat B5 Variant. Tools you need:
Replacement: coil springs – VW Passat B5 Variant. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Drive socket # 16
Combination spanner #16
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
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VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.9 TDI
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VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.9 TDI
Replacement: coil springs – VW Passat B5 Variant. 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Passat B5 Variant – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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