Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW TOURAN (1T3) 1.4 TSI, VW TOURAN (1T3) 2.0 TDI, VW TOURAN (1T3) 1.4 TSI EcoFuel, VW TOURAN (1T3) 1.4 TSI, VW TOURAN (1T3) 1.6 TDI, VW TOURAN (1T3) 2.0 TDI, VW TOURAN (1T3) 2.0 TDI, VW TOURAN (1T3) 1.6 TDI, VW TOURAN (1T3) 2.0 TDI, VW TOURAN (1T3) 1.2 TSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear shock absorber on VW TOURAN 1t3 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for TOURAN (1T3) and other VW models
Tools
Replacement: shock absorbers – VW Touran 1T3. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 21
Hydraulic transmission jack
Copper grease
Adjustable wrench
Torque wrench
Wheel impact socket #17
Wheel chock
Replacement: shock absorbers – VW Touran 1T3. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • 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.
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 #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.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW Touran 1T3
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  7. Step 7
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    Clean the fasteners of the shock absorber upper mount. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 8
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    Unscrew the shock absorber mount fastening. Use a drive socket #16.
  9. Step 9
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a combination spanner #21.
    Replacement: shock absorbers – VW Touran 1T3. AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock absorber when undoing the fastening bolts.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the support from under the rear arm.
  11. Step 11
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    Remove the shock absorber.
  12. Step 12
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    Remove the protective cap of the shock absorber mount.
  13. Step 13
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    Remove the shock absorber piston rod fastening. Use a combination spanner #16. Use an adjustable wrench.
  14. Step 14
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    Remove the shock absorber mount, boot and bump stop.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Before installing a new shock absorber you should pump it manually 3-5 times.Replacement: shock absorbers – VW Touran 1T3. Carefully inspect the mount, the boot, and the bump stop of the shock absorber. Replace if necessary.
  15. Step 15
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    Install the boot and a bump stop onto the shock absorber.
  16. Step 16
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    Install the shock absorber upper mount.
  17. Step 17
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    Screw the shock strut piston rod upper fastening. Use a combination spanner #16. Use an adjustable wrench. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
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