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Air filter change Volkswagen Transporter T5 2003 - 2014 Diesel 2.0 TDi

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Volkswagen
Transporter T5
2003 - 2014  | 2.0 TDi Air filter change

  • time 5 to 45 minutes
  • difficulty 1
1 The air filter element is located in the air cleaner housing, which is situated on the right-hand side of the engine compartment. According to model, undo the retaining bolts and rotary fasteners and remove the battery cover and engine cover as applicable.
2 Disconnect the wiring connector from the airflow meter located on the air cleaner cover (see illustration) .
Disconnect the wiring connector from the airflow meter
3 Release the hose clip and disconnect the air outlet duct from the air cleaner cover (see illustration) .
Release the hose clip (arrowed) and disconnect the air outlet duct from the air cleaner cover
4 Release the two catches securing the air cleaner cover to the housing. Lift the cover up, disengage it from the housing and manipulate it out from the engine compartment (see illustrations) .
Release the catch (arrowed) on each side of the air cleaner housing...
...then lift the cover up and disengage it from the housing
5 Lift out the element, noting its direction of fitting, and wipe out the housing (see illustration) .
Lift out the air cleaner element and wipe out the housing
6 Fit the new element using a reversal of the removal procedure.