Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 1.9 TDI, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 2.0, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 2.8 VR6, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 2.8 VR6 Syncro, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 1.9 TDI, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 1.8 T 20V, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 2.8 V6 24V, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 2.8 V6 24V 4motion, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 1.9 TDI 4motion, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 1.9 TDI, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 1.9 TDI, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 2.0 16V, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 1.9 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear springs on VW SHARAN 1 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: coil springs – VW Sharan 1. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Ceramic grease
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 21
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: coil springs – VW Sharan 1. Tools you need:
  • 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 Sharan 1 – 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 #19.
  2. Step 3
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    Raise the car.
    Replacement: coil springs – VW Sharan 1. Tip:
    If you are using a jack, make sure it rests on a flat surface without any unevenness.Be sure to additionally secure the car with jack stands.
  3. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
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  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Clean the lower shock absorber fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
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    Support the rear knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a combination spanner #21. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  9. Step 10
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack by 10-15 cm.
    Step 11
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    Clean the fasteners that connect the sway bar to the suspension arms. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 12
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    Unscrew the fasteners that connect the sway bar to the suspension arms. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 13
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    Move the sway bar aside.
  12. Step 14
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    Remove the support from under the rear knuckle.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: coil springs – VW Sharan 1. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  13. Step 15
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    Take out the spring.
  14. Step 16
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    Remove the rubber mounts of the spring.
  15. Step 17
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    Clean the coil spring mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  16. Step 18
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    Install the coil spring together with the rubber mounts into the mounting seats.
  17. Step 19
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    Support the rear knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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