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]

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Tools
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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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:
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