Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW TOURAN (1T3) 1.6 TDI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to replace rear springs / coil springs on VW TOURAN 1 (1T3) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
Copper grease
WD-40 spray
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #21
XZN socket bit # 6
Strut spring compressor
Torque wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel impact socket #17
Crow bar
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Both coil springs of the rear suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right coil springs of the rear suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 3
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 4
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 6
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 7
    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber.Use a combination spanner #21.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock absorber when undoing the fastening bolts.
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    Step 8
    Treat all joints of the stabiliser link.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 9
    Unscrew the stabilizer rod fasteners.Use a combination spanner #16.Use XZN #6.
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    Step 10
    Remove the support from under the rear arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
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    Step 11
    Install the coil spring compressor on the coil spring.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Use adapters and jaws of the appropriate size. The sping coils should be securely fixed with the coil spring compressor. Use high quality coil spring compressors.
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    Step 12
    Compress the spring by turning the lead screw of the coil spring compressor.Use a combination spanner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    The wrench size may vary depending on the spring compressor manufacturer.Compress the coil spring compressor until there is enough room to remove the spring. Do not compress the tool to the full: the spring coils must not touch each other. Be careful. The compressed spring is powerful and in case of disrupting ties, straightening, it can cause injury.
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    Step 13
    Pull down the suspension control arm. Use a crowbar.
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    Step 14
    Remove the coil spring together with the coil spring compressor.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    While the spring is compressed, do not do any operations on it.
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    Step 15
    Secure the coil spring compressor on a work bench.
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    Step 16
    Decompress the spring.
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    Step 17
    Take out the spring.
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    Step 18
    Clean the coil spring mounting seats.
    Step 19
    Inspect the rubber mounts of the suspension spring. Replace if necessary.
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    Step 20
    Install a new coil spring on the coil spring compressor.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Use adapters and jaws of the appropriate size.
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    Step 21
    Compress the spring.
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    Step 22
    Install the coil spring together with the rubber mounts into the mounting seats.
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    Step 23
    Insert the cylinder-shaped projection of the lower mount into the hole in the lower wishbone arm.
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    Step 24
    Release the coil spring by turning the lead screw of the coil spring compressor. Use a combination spanner.
    Please note!
    The wrench size may vary depending on the spring compressor manufacturer.Make sure that the coil spring is correctly positioned in its mounting seats.
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    Step 25
    Remove the coil spring compressor.
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    Step 26
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 27
    Tighten the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a combination spanner #21.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 180 Nm torque.
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    Step 28
    Tighten the stabiliser link fastener.Use a combination spanner #16.Use XZN #6. Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 45 Nm torque.
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    Step 29
    Remove the support from under the rear arm.
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    Step 30
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
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    Step 31
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 32
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 33
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
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    Step 34
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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