Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6, VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6, VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front anti roll bar link / front drop link on VW GOLF 5 (1K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW Golf 5. Tools you might need:
Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW Golf 5. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 18
HEX bit No.H5
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
All the parts you need to replace – Anti Roll Bar Links for Golf V Hatchback (1K1) and other VW models
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Mounting, stabilizer coupling rod
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VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Mounting, stabilizer coupling rod on VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6
VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Mounting, stabilizer coupling rod on VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
Mounting, stabilizer coupling rod removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
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VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6
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Repair Kit, stabilizer coupling rod
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VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Repair Kit, stabilizer coupling rod on VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6
VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Repair Kit, stabilizer coupling rod on VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
Repair Kit, stabilizer coupling rod removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
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VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6
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Repair Kit, stabilizer suspension
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VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Repair Kit, stabilizer suspension on VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6
VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Repair Kit, stabilizer suspension on VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
Repair Kit, stabilizer suspension removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
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VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6
How to change Rod / Strut, stabiliser on Golf 5 1.9 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Rod / Strut, stabiliser
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VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Rod / Strut, stabiliser on VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6
VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Rod / Strut, stabiliser on VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
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VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
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VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6
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Rod / Strut, wheel suspension
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VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6
VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
Rod / Strut, wheel suspension removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
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VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on VW Golf 5 in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW Golf 5. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. How to change Anti Roll Bar Links on Golf 5 2003 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. How to replace VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.9 TDI 2004 Anti Roll Bar Links - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Golf 5 1.6 2005 Anti Roll Bar Links replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Changing Anti Roll Bar Links on VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6 FSI 2006 by yourself
    Step 4
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW Golf 5
  5. How to remove VW GOLF 2.0 TDI 16V 2007 Anti Roll Bar Links - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
  6. How to replace Anti Roll Bar Links on VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2008: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Anti Roll Bar Links replacement on Golf 5 2.0 TDI 2009 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut.Use a drive socket #18.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 8
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar.Use a combination spanner #18.Use HEX No.H5.Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Changing of Anti Roll Bar Links on Golf 5 2004 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 9
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW Golf 5. Tip:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  10. VW GOLF 1.9 TDI Anti Roll Bar Links replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 10
    Install a new rod, tighten the fasteners.
  11. Replacing Anti Roll Bar Links on Golf 5 2006 1.9 TDI by yourself
    Step 11
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a drive socket #18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
  12. Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 TDI 16V 2007 Anti Roll Bar Links DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a drive socket #18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
  13. How to change Anti Roll Bar Links on VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2008 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Treat all joints of the stabiliser link.Use copper grease.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Golf 5 2009 2.0 TDI 16V Anti Roll Bar Links
    Step 14
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  15. DIY replacement of Anti Roll Bar Links on VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI 2003 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 15
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – VW Golf 5. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  16. How to change Anti Roll Bar Links on Golf 5 2003 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while screwing in the fastening bolts. VW Golf 5
  17. How to replace VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.9 TDI 2004 Anti Roll Bar Links - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  18. Golf 5 1.6 2005 Anti Roll Bar Links replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 18
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 nm torque.
  19. Changing Anti Roll Bar Links on VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6 FSI 2006 by yourself
    Step 19
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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