Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front suspension arm / front control arm on VW PASSAT B6 (3C5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: front lower arm – VW Passat 3C5. List of the tools you'll need:
Replacement: front lower arm – VW Passat 3C5. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Torx bit T25
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for Passat Variant (3C5) and other VW models
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Track Control Arm
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VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI
Replacement: front lower arm – Passat Variant B6. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: front lower arm – VW Passat B6 3C Variant. Take the following steps:
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