Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.4 TSI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.8 TSI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TSI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.6 TDI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.4 TSI MultiFuel, VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.4 TSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear springs on VW PASSAT B7 Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: coil springs – VW Passat B7 saloon. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: coil springs – VW Passat B7 saloon. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Both coil springs of the rear suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right coil springs of the rear suspension.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Passat B7 saloon – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 3
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  3. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW Passat B7 saloon
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  6. Step 7
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    Clean the control arm fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the lower arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  9. Step 10
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    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack by 10-15 cm.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the spring.
  11. Step 12
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    Clean the coil spring mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  12. Step 13
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    Install the coil spring together with the rubber mounts into the mounting seats.
  13. Step 14
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    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  14. Step 15
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    Raise the hydraulic transmission jack by 10-15 cm.
  15. Step 16
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    Install the fastening bolt.
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