Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change gas struts / tailgate struts on OCTAVIA (1Z5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: tailgate struts – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tools you need:
Replacement: tailgate struts – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tools you need:
WD-40 spray
Flat Screwdriver
Hydraulic transmission jack
All the parts you need to replace – Tailgate Struts for Octavia II Combi (1Z5) and other SKODA models
How to change Gas Spring, boot- / cargo area on Octavia 1z5 1.9 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Gas Spring, boot- / cargo area
How to change Gas Spring, boot- / cargo area on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI – tips for proper car maintenance
SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI
Replacement: tailgate struts – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. 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 Octavia 1Z5. Recommended sequence of steps:
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