Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.4, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.4 16V, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 16V, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 HDi, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 HDi, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.4 HDi, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 Flex, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.4 16V, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 HDi, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 HDi 110, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.4, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.4 16V, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.4 BiFuel, PEUGEOT 207 (WA_, WC_) 1.6 16V VTi View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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

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All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for 207 (WA_, WC_) and other PEUGEOT models
Tools
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
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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Peugeot 207 hatchback – 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. Peugeot 207 hatchback
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the plastic clips of the wheel arch liner. Use a clip removal tool.
  6. Step 7
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    Remove the wheel arch cover.
  7. Step 8
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    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  8. Step 9
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    Clean the shock absorber fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 10
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    Unscrew the upper fastener of the shock absorber. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  11. Step 12
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    Clean the shock absorber fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  12. Step 13
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #E16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  13. Step 14
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    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 15
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    Remove the shock absorber.
  15. Step 16
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    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. Step 17
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    Place the shock absorber in the wheel arch and fasten it.
  17. Step 18
    Install the fastening bolt.
    Step 19
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    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. Step 20
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    Install the fastening bolt.
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