Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) and other VW models
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Top Strut Mounting
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Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting
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Suspension Strut Mounting
Tools
Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 4. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 16
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Adjustable wrench
Flat screwdriver
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 4. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the mounts of the right and left shock absorbers of the rear suspension.
  • Both mounts of the rear shock struts should be replaced simultaneously.
  • During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 4. Take the following steps:
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