Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 R 4motion, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.8 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.2 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 R 4motion, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.2 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 R 4motion, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.5, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 MultiFuel, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 BiFuel, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Top Strut Mounting
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Repair Kit, suspension strut
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Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting
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Supporting Ring, suspension strut bearing
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
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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