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Front shocks on '02 Passat

How difficult is to replace the shocks on an '02 Passat wagen?  Are special tools or a lift necessary? I'm not a mechanic but can handle a wrench or socket set.  thanks Steve

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You need what we call spring clamps, but this is not an easy job for someone that does not know what they are doing. sorry the springs are under huge pressure and can do damage if not removed properly. prob best to get a mechanic.

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Need a special tools and maybe you can take it out, probably you can not put it back, because the new shock needs preassure to right position, then you can put back. some older cars are easy, please becareful.

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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