Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.2, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.9 SDI, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 16V, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 16V, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.9 TDI, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 2.0, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.2, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 TDI, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 TDI, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 TDI, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 16V View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change gas struts / tailgate struts on SKODA FABIA 1 (6Y5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: tailgate struts – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Tools you might need:
Flat Screwdriver
Replacement: tailgate struts – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Right and left gas struts of the boot lid should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left gas struts of the boot lid.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: tailgate struts – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Tailgate Struts on Skoda Fabia 6y5 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the boot lid.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 16V 2001 Tailgate Struts - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the car body. Use a flat screwdriver.
  3. Step 3
    Skoda Fabia 6y5 1.9 TDI 2002 Tailgate Struts replacement: free workshop manuals
    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the boot lid. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Replacement: tailgate struts – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Tip:
    To avoid any injuries, be sure to hold the boot lid while demounting the gas struts.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Tailgate Struts on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 2003 by yourself
    Remove the boot lid gas strut.
  5. Step 5
    How to remove SKODA FABIA 1.4 TDI 2004 Tailgate Struts - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Install the new boot lid gas strut.
    Replacement: tailgate struts – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    To avoid any injuries, be sure to hold the boot lid while installing the gas strut.
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