Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.0, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) VR6 3.2, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.5 TDI, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.5 TDI, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 1.9 TDI, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) VR6 3.2, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) VR6 3.2 4motion, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.5 TDI 4motion, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.5 TDI 4motion, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 1.9 TDI, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.0 TDI, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.0 TSI, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.0 TSI 4motion, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 1.9 TDI, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.0 TDI, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.0 TDI, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.0 BiTDI, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.0 BiTDI 4motion, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.0 TSI, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.5 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: shock absorbers – VW Multivan T5. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Ceramic grease
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: shock absorbers – VW Multivan T5. 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Multivan T5 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  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 #19.
  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.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW Multivan T5
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Clean the shock absorber fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
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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 8
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    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  9. Step 9
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  10. Step 10
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    Unscrew the upper fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 11
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the shock absorber while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW Multivan T5
    Step 12
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    Remove the shock absorber.
  12. Step 13
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    Clean the shock absorber mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – VW Multivan T5. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Before installing a new shock absorber you should pump it manually 3-5 times.
  13. Step 14
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    Place the shock absorber in the wheel arch and fasten it.
  14. Step 15
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    Install the fastening bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the shock absorber while screwing in the fastening bolts. VW Multivan T5For tightening the fasteners correctly, you have to jack up the suspension components to their working position.
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