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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Repairing shock absorber

Repairing shock absorber

1 -  Shock absorber
Removing and installing → Chapter
Defective shock absorbers must always be degassed and drained before disposal → Chapter
Checking shock absorber following removal → Chapter
2 -  Protective tube
3 -  Bump stop
4 -  Shock absorber mounting
5 -  Nut
Renew after removing
Loosening and tightening → Fig.
25 Nm
6 -  Cover

 
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
 

Repairing shock absorber

Shock absorber set -T10001-
Ring spanner insert (commercial type, e.g. »Hazet 6630c-21«)
 

Repairing shock absorber

Loosening and tightening threaded connection for shock absorber mounting
1 -  Ring spanner insert (commercial type, e.g. »Hazet 6630c-21«)
2 -  Socket -T10001/9-
3 -  Commercially available ratchet handle
4 -  Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
5 -  Socket -T10001/1-
6 -  Shock absorber mounting
Install in reverse order of removal, observing the following:
 

Repairing shock absorber

–  Slide protective tube -1- onto shock absorber mounting -2-.
–  Fit cable tie -3- and tighten.
  Note
The fastener -arrow- of the cable tie -3- must be located within area -a-.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Repairing shock absorber“
 

Repairing shock absorber

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