Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.4, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.4 FSI, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.6 GTI, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.4 TDI, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.4 16V, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.2 TDI 3L, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.7 SDI, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.4 16V, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.0 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change tie rod end VW LUPO 6x1 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: track rod end – VW Lupo 6X1. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #19
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 19
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Ball joint puller
Vernier caliper
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – VW Lupo 6X1. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Replace tie rod ends in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left tie rod ends.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Lupo 6X1 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 3
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    Raise the car.
    Replacement: track rod end – VW Lupo 6X1. Tip:
    If you are using a jack, make sure it rests on a flat surface without any unevenness.Be sure to additionally secure the car with jack stands.
  3. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW Lupo 6X1
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Clean all tie rod end connections. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Track Rod End on VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 2003: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    When deinstalling, mark or measure the precise position of the ball joint on the track rod, or count the number of turns in order to prevent misalignment afterward. Use a vernier caliper.
  7. Step 8
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    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #19. Use a combination spanner #22.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Track Rod End on VW Lupo 6x1 1998 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  10. Step 11
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    Screw the end out of the tie rod.
  11. Step 12
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    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  12. Step 13
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    Treat the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use copper grease.
  13. Step 14
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    Screw on a new tie rod end. Use a vernier caliper.
    Replacement: track rod end – VW Lupo 6X1. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    While installing the steering rod end remember to make the same number of turns or to leave the same length of thread showing as per your measurements.
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