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Air filter change Volkswagen Phaeton 2004 - * Diesel 3.0 TDi

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Volkswagen Phaeton 2004 - 2017  | 3.0 TDi Air filter change

  • time 15 minutes
  • difficulty 3
Air filter location
First, undo the MAF sensor plug
Now, using both hands, release the engine cover
Undo the circular clip on the air intake
Undo the screen wash neck retaining screw - use a Torx-25 socket
Now release the air intake
Undo the 4 Phillips retaining fixings on the air filter body
Remove the neck
Carefully lift away the air filter chamber
View of the air filter cover
Air filter in position
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