Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 2.0 FSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI, VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI, VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi, VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI, VW CC (358) 2.0 TSI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear strut mount / rear top munt VW GOLF 6 (5K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 6. List of the tools you'll need:
Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 6. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 14
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
Combination spanner #14
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #21
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Vice
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for GOLF VI (5K1) and other VW models
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Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting
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VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI
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VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI
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VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
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VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 2.0 FSI
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VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI
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VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI
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Repair Kit, suspension strut
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VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI
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VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI
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VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
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VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 2.0 FSI
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VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI
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VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI
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VW CC (358) 2.0 TSI
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Top Strut Mounting
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VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI
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VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
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VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 2.0 FSI
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VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI
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VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI
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VW CC (358) 2.0 TSI
Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 6. AUTODOC recommends:
  • 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 6. Take the following steps:
  1. How to change Strut Mount on Golf 6 2008 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. How to replace VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 TDI 2009 Strut Mount - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Golf 6 2.0 TDI 2010 Strut Mount replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 3
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Changing Strut Mount on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi 2011 by yourself
    Step 4
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW Golf 6
  5. How to remove VW GOLF 1.4 2012 Strut Mount - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
  6. How to replace Strut Mount on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2013: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Strut Mount replacement on Golf 6 1.6 TDI 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the control arm to the rear knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #18.Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Need to know how to renew Strut Mount on VW GOLF ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 8
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack by 10-15 cm.
    Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 6. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
  9. Changing of Strut Mount on Golf 6 2010 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 9
    Remove the spring.
  10. VW GOLF 1.4 TSI Strut Mount replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 10
    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber.Use a drive socket #21.Use a tap wrench.
  11. Replacing Strut Mount on Golf 6 2012 1.6 TDI by yourself
    Step 11
    Unscrew the upper fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #15.Use a ratchet wrench.
    Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 6. Tip:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock absorber when undoing the fastening bolts.
  12. GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 2013 Strut Mount DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    Remove the shock absorber.
  13. How to change Strut Mount on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2008 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Grip the shock absorber in a vice.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Golf 6 2009 1.4 Strut Mount
    Step 14
    Clean the shock absorber rod fastener.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  15. DIY replacement of Strut Mount on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 TSI 2010 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 15
    Remove the shock absorber piston rod fastening.Use a combination spanner #14.
  16. How to change Strut Mount on Golf 6 2008 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Remove the shock absorber mount, boot and bump stop.
  17. How to replace VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 TDI 2009 Strut Mount - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Install the new mount, boot, and bump stop on the shock absorber.
  18. Golf 6 2.0 TDI 2010 Strut Mount replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 18
    Fix the shock absorber mount.Use a combination spanner #14.Use a drive socket #14.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 30 Nm torque.
  19. Changing Strut Mount on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi 2011 by yourself
    Step 19
    Release the vice and take out the shock absorber.
  20. How to remove VW GOLF 1.4 2012 Strut Mount - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 20
    Place the shock absorber in the wheel arch and secure it.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    VW Golf 6 – To avoid injury, hold the shock absorber while screwing in the fastening bolts.
  21. How to replace Strut Mount on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2013: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 21
    Tighten the shock absorber mount fasteners. Use a drive socket #15.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 50 Nm torque.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Strut Mount replacement on Golf 6 1.6 TDI 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Step 22
    Clean the shock absorber fasteners.Use WD-40 spray.
  23. Need to know how to renew Strut Mount on VW GOLF ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 23
    Tighten the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #21.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 90 Nm torque.
  24. Changing of Strut Mount on Golf 6 2010 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 24
    Install the spring.
  25. VW GOLF 1.4 TSI Strut Mount replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 25
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  26. Replacing Strut Mount on Golf 6 2012 1.6 TDI by yourself
    Step 26
    Tighten the fasteners connecting the control arm to the rear knuckle.Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 90 Nm torque.
  27. GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 2013 Strut Mount DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 27
    Remove the support from under the rear arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 6. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  28. How to change Strut Mount on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2008 - tips and tricks
    Step 28
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
  29. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Golf 6 2009 1.4 Strut Mount
    Step 29
    Install the wheel.
    Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 6. Tip from AUTODOC:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  30. DIY replacement of Strut Mount on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 TSI 2010 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 30
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  31. How to change Strut Mount on Golf 6 2008 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 31
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
  32. How to replace VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 TDI 2009 Strut Mount - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 32
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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