Volkswagen Air Cooled 1949-1969 Repair Guide

Shock Absorber

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 To remove the rear shock absorber, loosen the lower mounting bolt and nut ...



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Fig. Fig. 2 ... then slide the bolt out and separate the shock from the lower mount



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Fig. Fig. 3 Remove the upper mounting bolt ...



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Fig. Fig. 4 ... and lower the shock absorber from the vehicle

The shock absorber is secured at the top and bottom by a through-bolt. Raise the car and remove the bolts. Remove the shock absorber from the car.

 
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