How to change a front shock strut on AUDI A3 2 (8PA) 1.2 Sportback 2004–2013 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
Shock strut on AUDI TT Coupe (8J3) (Y08.2006–06.2014) / AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) (09.2004–03.2013) / VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) (08.2005–10.2010) / VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) (10.2003–02.2009) / VW Golf VI Hatchback (5K1) (10.2008–11.2013) cars should be changed, as a rule, according to one and the same procedure.
However, there can be slight differences due to specific features of the vehicle design.
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0:00 — AUDI A3 2 (8PA) – suspension struts: step-by-step replacement tutorial
1:52 — Clean the stabiliser link fasteners.
3:39 — Remove the suspension strut.
4:46 — Install the new shock absorber on the hydraulic coil spring compressor.
5:54 — Install the shock strut into the wheel arch.
7:15 — Screw in the fastener that connects the shock strut to the steering knuckle.
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It is recommended that you entrust the installation to highly skilled technicians to ensure the best result.
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