Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.6, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.4 HDi, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.6 HDi, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.6 HDi, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.0, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.4 VTi, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.6, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.6 GTi, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.2 THP 110, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.6 HDi / BlueHDi 75, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.6 GTi, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.6 BlueHDi 120, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.4 GPL, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.2 GPL, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.6 HDi, PEUGEOT 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) 1.2 VTi 68 / PureTech 68 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear shock absorber on PEUGEOT 208 1 (CA_,CC_)  [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for 208 I Hatchback (CA_, CC_) and other PEUGEOT models
Tools
Replacement: shock absorbers – Peugeot 208 1. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # E18
Drive socket # 16
Torx bit T20
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Ear clamp pliers
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: shock absorbers – Peugeot 208 1. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: shock absorbers – Peugeot 208 1. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – Peugeot 208 1. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6.1
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    Unscrew and remove the wheel arch cover fasteners.
    Step 6.2
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    Use Torx T20. Use ear clamp pliers.
  7. Step 7
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    Remove the wheel arch cover.
  8. Step 8
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    Detach the fastener of the rear axle plastic protecting cover.
  9. Step 9
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    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  10. Step 10.1
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    Clean the shock absorber fasteners.
    Step 10.2
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    Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 11
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    Unscrew the upper fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 12
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  13. Step 13
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #E18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 14
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the shock absorber while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Peugeot 208 1
  15. Step 15
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    Remove the shock absorber.
  16. Step 16
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    Treat the shock absorber mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – Peugeot 208 1. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Before installing a new shock absorber you should pump it manually 3-5 times.
  17. Step 17
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    Place the shock absorber in the wheel arch and fasten it.
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