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Air filter change Volkswagen Jetta 2006 - 2009 Diesel 2.0 TDi

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Volkswagen Jetta 2006 - 2009  | 2.0 TDi Air filter change

  • time 5 to 45 minutes
  • difficulty 2

Non-turbo models

1 The air cleaner is located in front of the battery in the left-hand front corner of the engine compartment. First, remove the engine top cover (see illustration) .
Air cleaner location on the 2.0 litre engine
2 Undo the screws and remove the lid from the air cleaner (see illustration) .
Remove the lid . . .
3 Undo the screw and slide out the clamp, then remove the filter element from the housing (see illustrations) .
. . . undo the screw . . .
. . . slide out the clamp . . .
. . . and remove the filter element
4 Remove any debris that may have collected inside the air cleaner.
5 Fit a new air filter element in position, ensuring that the edges are securely seated.
6 Refit the clamp and lid, tightening the screws securely, then refit the engine top cover.

Turbo models

7 The air cleaner is located in front of the battery in the left-hand front corner of the engine compartment (see illustration) .
The air cleaner is located in the left-hand front corner of the engine compartment
8 Undo the screws and lift the air cleaner lid complete with air mass meter 10 to 15 cm from the base (see illustration) . Take care not to strain the air mass meter wiring and air duct.
Undo the screws and lift the cover from the air cleaner body . . .
9 Lift out the air filter element, noting how it is fitted (see illustration) .
. . . then lift out the air filter element
10 Remove any debris that may have collected inside the air cleaner.
11 Fit a new air filter element in position, ensuring that the edges are securely seated.
12 Refit the lid and tighten the screws, then refit the engine top cover.
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