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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Releasing gas and draining rear gas-filled shock absorbers, conventional shock absorbers

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Clamp gas-filled shock absorber vertically in vice.
  WARNING
Safety goggles must be worn when drilling.
–  Drill a 3 mm hole -A- through outer tube of shock absorber.
  Note
Gas escapes upon penetration.
–  Continue drilling until the inner tube has been penetrated (approx. 25 mm deep).
–  Drill a 6 mm hole -B- through outer and inner tube of shock absorber.
–  Hold shock absorber over an oil drip tray. Move the piston rod back and forth over its full extension until no further oil escapes.
 

Releasing gas and draining rear gas-filled shock absorbers, conventional shock absorbers

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–  Clamp gas-filled shock absorber vertically in vice.   WARNING Safety goggles must be worn whe ...

Releasing gas and draining rear gas-filled shock absorbers, DCC shock absorbers
Clamp gas-filled shock absorber vertically in vice.   WARNING Safety goggles must be worn when drilling. ...

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