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 VI (5K1) and other VW models
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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
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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