Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW PASSAT (3B3) 1.8 T 20V, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T 20V

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear strut mount on VW PASSAT B5+ [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: strut mount – VW Passat B5 Variant. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: strut mount – VW Passat B5 Variant. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Adjustable wrench
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for PASSAT Variant (3B6) and other VW models
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Repair Kit, suspension strut
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VW PASSAT (3B3) 1.8 T 20V
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VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T 20V
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Top Strut Mounting
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VW PASSAT (3B3) 1.8 T 20V
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Top Strut Mounting on VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T 20V
VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T 20V
Replacement: strut mount – VW Passat B5 Variant. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • 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.
  • During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: strut mount – VW Passat B5 Variant. Recommended sequence of steps:
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