Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI, VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 2.0 FSI, VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 2.0 TFSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI, VW Eos (1F7, 1F8) 2.0 TFSI, VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0, VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI, VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi, VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI, VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 2.0 TSI, VW CC (358) 2.0 TSI, VW Beetle Convertible (5C7, 5C8) 2.0 TSI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear suspension arm / rear control arm on VW GOLF 6 (5K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – VW Golf 6. Tools you need:
Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – VW Golf 6. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 18
Combination spanner #18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for GOLF VI (5K1) and other VW models
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Link Set, wheel suspension
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VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI
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VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 2.0 FSI
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VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI
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VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0
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VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI
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VW Beetle Convertible (5C7, 5C8) 2.0 TSI
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VW CC (358) 2.0 TSI
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Rod / Strut, wheel suspension
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VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI
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VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI
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VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
Rod / Strut, wheel suspension removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 2.0 TSI
VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 2.0 TSI
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VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI
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VW Eos (1F7, 1F8) 2.0 TFSI
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VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 2.0 TFSI
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VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 2.0 FSI
Easy tricks to help you to replace Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI
VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI
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VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0
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VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI
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VW Beetle Convertible (5C7, 5C8) 2.0 TSI
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VW CC (358) 2.0 TSI
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Track Control Arm
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VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI
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VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI
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VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
Track Control Arm removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 2.0 TSI
VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 2.0 TSI
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VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI
Main steps for Track Control Arm replacement on VW Eos (1F7, 1F8) 2.0 TFSI
VW Eos (1F7, 1F8) 2.0 TFSI
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VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 2.0 TFSI
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VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 2.0 FSI
Easy tricks to help you to replace Track Control Arm on VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI
VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI
Track Control Arm removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0
VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0
Changing Track Control Arm on VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI – tips for first time repair
VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI
Main steps for Track Control Arm replacement on VW Beetle Convertible (5C7, 5C8) 2.0 TSI
VW Beetle Convertible (5C7, 5C8) 2.0 TSI
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Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – VW Golf 6. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – VW Golf 6. Take the following steps:
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