How To Install Replace Front Shocks Struts Volkswagen VW Golf Jetta 93-98 1AAuto.com
http://www.1aauto.com/1A/shocks_struts/Volkswagen/Jetta/MNSSP00009 1A Auto shows you how to repair, install , fix, change or replace your front shocks with their loaded struts. Struts often start leaking over time and if you've noticed that your suspension feels a bit soft then it may be good idea to check out your struts. A broken spring will also cause poor ride quality and will often be associated with front suspension noises. This video is applicable to Volkswagen Jetta and Golf models.
Strut bearing replacement
Just bought a spring compressor to do this job. only special tool necessary here and pretty much the same method on all vehicles. The diagnosis of bad strut bearings can be done trough several symptoms observation : -while getting out of a curve difficulty for the steering to come back centered alone -difficulties to turn the steering wheel while parked -once all front end lifted, difficulty to turn manually the wheels both directions -noises from the hood sides compartment while cruising or running on a bump
Front Shock (Strut) Replacement with Basic Hand Tools
Click Here to Subscribe! http://youtube.com/carsntoys Website: http://carsntoys.net Strut replacement on a 1997 Nissan Maxima. As in all my repair videos, I use only basic hand tools. Same procedure for 1995-1999 Maxima's & 1996-1999 Infiniti I30. Similar procedure for other model years. The strut used in this video is Monroe part number 181682. Check your vehicle's repair manual for proper torque specifications. Tools required: Floor Jack Jack Stand 1/2" Drive Breaker Bar Torque Wrench 19mm (or 3/4") socket 17mm socket 14mm socket Ratchet Hammer Flat head screwdriver Safety Glasses Note: This video is being performed by an experienced tech. Any attempt to repair automotive parts and/or systems carries risk of personal injury. Always adhere and follow safe practices when working on vehicles. Such as, use safety glasses, jack stands, no loose clothing, etc. No guarantee or warranty is implied. Use the information in this video at your own risk. Publication, reproduction or distribution of this film is strictly prohibited.
VW Jetta Tdi Front Strut Replacement
DIY instructional video on replacing the front struts on your VW Jetta Tdi.