Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6, VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6, VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6, VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 4. Tools you need:
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
All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) and other VW models
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Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting
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VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6
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VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6
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VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6
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VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6
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Repair Kit, suspension strut
How to change Repair Kit, suspension strut on VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6
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VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Repair Kit, suspension strut on VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6
VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6
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VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6
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Top Strut Mounting
How to change Top Strut Mounting on VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Top Strut Mounting on VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6
VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Top Strut Mounting on VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6
VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6
Top Strut Mounting removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6
VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6
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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