Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear strut mount VW GOLF 7 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 7. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Ceramic grease
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Shock absorber socket DD#5,2
Shock absorber socket DD#6
Torx bit T25
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Vice
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf 7. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Golf 7 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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