Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW PASSAT (3B3) 1.8, VW PASSAT (3B3) 1.6, VW PASSAT (3B3) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT (3B3) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT (3B3) 2.3 V5, VW PASSAT (3B3) 2.0, VW PASSAT (3B3) 1.8 T, VW PASSAT (3B3) 2.5 TDI, VW PASSAT (3B3) 1.8 T 20V, VW PASSAT (3B3) 2.0 TDI, VW PASSAT (3B3) 2.0, VW PASSAT (3B3) 2.8, VW PASSAT (3B3) 2.5 TDI, VOLVO S60 I (384) 2.4, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.6, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.0, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.3 VR5, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.8, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.8, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T 20V, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.5 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.0 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.0, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.5 TDI, VW PASSAT (3B2) 2.8 V6, VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.6, VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.8, VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.8 T, VW PASSAT (3B2) 2.3 VR5, VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT (3B2) 2.0, VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.8, VW PASSAT (3B2) 2.8 V6, VW PASSAT (3B2) 2.8 V6, VW PASSAT (3B2) 2.5 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 2.8 V6, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 2.0, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.8, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 2.8 V6, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 2.8 V6, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 2.5 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.6, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.8, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.8 T, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 2.3 VR5View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
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
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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