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Changing the Engine Air Filter Volkswagen Passat 1998 - 2005 | Haynes Manuals

Volkswagen Passat

1998 - 2005
Time
20 minutes
Difficulty
Air filter location
First, release the fixing covers - use a screwdriver and carefully prise off
Undo two retaining fixings - use a Phillips screwdriver to do this
Undo the circular clip on the air intake, use a 7mm socket or a screwdriver
Undo the clip to release this plug from the air filter body
Move all pipes and plugs to one side
Now you can remove the cover
Next, release the air intake
Now undo the four retaining clips on the air filter body
Carefully separate and lift 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 out if required. Now you are ready to replace the air filter
Reassemble the air filter housing