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How to Replace Cabin Fresh Air Filter VW Passat 98-01

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  1. step : Accessing the Cabin Air Filter (0:34)
    • Remove the Phillips head screw from the air filter cover panel
    • Pull the air filter cover panel forward and out
  2. step : Removing the Cabin Air Filter (0:56)
    • Pull the air filter up and out by hand
    • Clear any debris from the filter box
  3. step : Installing the New Cabin Air Filter (1:23)
    • Bend over the air filter lips
    • Insert the air filter with the air flow arrows pointing down
  4. step : Reinstalling the Air Filter Cover (2:26)
    • Push the air filter cover into place
    • Insert the Phillips screw into the filter cover

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Hi, I'm Mike from 1A Auto. I hope this how-to video helps you out, and next time you need parts for your vehicle, think of Thanks.

In this video we're going to show you how to replace the cabin air filter on this 2001 VW Passat, same as any 98-01 and pretty much similar for the 02-05 as well. The only tool you'll need is a Phillips screwdriver.

So we're here right in front of the passenger compartment on the passenger side. In the back of the engine compartment is a little Phillips screw here. Remove that. Once you pull that screw up out of there, you just pull firmly on this panel and it comes out and then filter that a lot of people don't even know about, basically pull it. Pull it right out. Leaves and stuff, get that out. Your filter from 1A Auto is obviously a lot cleaner. Airflow arrows go down. It's got a little lip on it here that you can bend over. I'm just going to feed it right in to a certain extent. Just push it down in here. Okay, then the panel just goes back in. Push it right in.

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Tools needed for replacement:

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  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

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