Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
SKODA OCTAVIA (1Z3) 1.8 TSI, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI, SKODA SUPERB (3T4) 1.8 TSI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear shock absorber on OCTAVIA (1Z5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Tools
Replacement: shock absorbers – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
Torx bit T25
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Shock absorber socket #DD6
Shock absorber socket #DD8
Vice
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for Octavia II Combi (1Z5) and other SKODA models
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Shock Absorber
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SKODA OCTAVIA (1Z3) 1.8 TSI
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI
SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI
Easy tricks to help you to replace Shock Absorber on SKODA SUPERB (3T4) 1.8 TSI
SKODA SUPERB (3T4) 1.8 TSI
Replacement: shock absorbers – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tip:
  • Both shock absorbers of the rear suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock absorbers of the rear suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: shock absorbers – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Use the following procedure:
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