Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.6

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear shock absorber on VW POLO 5 (612) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: shock absorbers – VW Polo 5. Tools you need:
Replacement: shock absorbers – VW Polo 5. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
Drive socket # 16
Torx bit T27
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Shock absorber socket #DD6
Vice
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) and other VW models
How to change Shock Absorber on VW Polo 5 Saloon 1.6 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Shock Absorber
How to change Shock Absorber on VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.6 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.6
Replacement: shock absorbers – VW Polo 5. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Both shock absorbers of the rear suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock absorbers of the rear suspension.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – VW Polo 5.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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