Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI, VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 2.0 TFSI, VW Eos (1F7, 1F8) 2.0 TFSI, VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0, VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI 4motion, 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

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]

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Tools
Replacement: rear suspension lower trailing arm – VW Golf 6. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Combination spanner #16
XZN socket bit # 6
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Pin punch
Hammer
Tap 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 Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI
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VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
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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 TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI 4motion
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VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0
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Rod / Strut, wheel suspension
How to change Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
Easy tricks to help you to replace Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 2.0 TSI
VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 2.0 TSI
Rod / Strut, wheel suspension removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI
Changing Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on VW Eos (1F7, 1F8) 2.0 TFSI – tips for first time repair
VW Eos (1F7, 1F8) 2.0 TFSI
Main steps for Rod / Strut, wheel suspension replacement on VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 2.0 TFSI
VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 2.0 TFSI
How to change Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI 4motion – tips for proper car maintenance
VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI 4motion
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0
VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0
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Track Control Arm
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VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Track Control Arm on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
Easy tricks to help you to replace Track Control Arm on VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 2.0 TSI
VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 2.0 TSI
Track Control Arm removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI
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VW Eos (1F7, 1F8) 2.0 TFSI
Main steps for Track Control Arm replacement on VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 2.0 TFSI
VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 2.0 TFSI
How to change Track Control Arm on VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI 4motion – tips for proper car maintenance
VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI 4motion
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Track Control Arm on VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0
VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0
Replacement: rear suspension lower trailing arm – VW Golf 6. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • 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 trailing arm – VW Golf 6. Recommended sequence of steps:
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