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Air filter change Volkswagen Passat 2000 - 2005 Petrol 1.8 T

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Volkswagen Passat 2000 - 2005  | 1.8 T Air filter change

  • time 15 minutes
  • difficulty 3
Air filter location
Remove this cover to gain access to the air filter
Now release the air duct
Undo circular clip on the air intake, use a 7mm socket or a screwdriver
Undo second circular clip on the air intake, use a 7mm socket or a screwdriver
Now release the air intake
Undo the four retaining clips on the air filter body
Carefully lift the air filter chamber
Now lift out the air filter
Clean off any debris on the surface of the filter. Replace with a new filter if heavily contaminated
Check air filter box for debris. Clean if required. Replace the air filter
Reassemble the air filter housing