Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf VIII Hatchback (CD1) 1.5 TSI, VW Golf VIII Hatchback (CD1) 1.5 TSI, VW Golf VIII Hatchback (CD1) 2.0 TDI, VW Golf VIII Hatchback (CD1) 2.0 TDI, VW Golf VIII Hatchback (CD1) 1.0 TSI, VW Golf VIII Hatchback (CD1) 1.0 TSI, VW Golf VIII Hatchback (CD1) 1.5 eTSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.
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Tools
Replacement: strut mount – VW Golf VIII Schrägheck (CD1). 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 VIII Schrägheck (CD1). 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 VIII Schrägheck (CD1) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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