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How To Replace Engine Air Filter 98-05 VW Passat 1.8L 20V Turbo

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  1. step : Remove the air filter (0:38)
    • Remove the plastic panel over the air filter.
    • Move the air intake out of the way by removing the two Phillips screws.
    • Unclasp the top of the air box and use a flat blade screwdriver to loosen the clamp off the air hose and open the air box.
    • Remove the filter.
  2. step : Install the new filter (2:45)
    • Insert the new filter into the air box.
    • Clasp the air box back together and re-clamp the air hose back on.
    • Re-install the intake hose using your Phillips screwdriver.
    • Clip the plastic panel back over the air box.

Brought to you by 1AAuto.com, your source for quality auto replacement parts and the bets service on the internet. Hi, this is Mike from 1A Auto. I hope this how to video helps you out. Next time you need parts for your vehicle, think of 1AAuto.com. Thanks. In this video, we'll show you how to remove and reinstall an air filter on this 2001 VW Passat. This vehicle has the 150 horsepower force cylinder turbo. Only tools you'll need are a Philips screwdriver and a flat blade screwdriver.

Air filter is actually located here. There's just a little panel you pull up on. Put it right up there. You need to move this air intake out with two Philips screws. Once you have those screws out then pull up firm right here. Pull those intake duct right out. Now, you've two clamps. Just use your fingers and undo them. One there and one right in here. Then you also want to use a regular screwdriver to loosen this clamp. Then pull this fitting back and off. You'll have to use a screwdriver to pry it a little bit. Pull that back and off. Pull this up and off. Reach in. Grab the air filter as you're pulling it up to get it free. It's out. We're reinstalling the air filter. Put it right up. Stick one corner first. Put it down in there. Get the filter down in. Slide it down in. Just kind of push it right down till you get it to slide in. Make sure your housing seats well. Push your housing back down. Make sure your housing sits well. Put the clamps back on. This can go right back on here. Slide this tube back on. Tighten the flat blade screwdriver that clamp on the tube. Take this, put this end in first and make sure that you get your, the holes kind of lined up there. Then make sure it's lined up over here. Push it back on. Put your screws back in. Take this panel. It's got two tabs. It's going to clips right here. Take it back here with that one. Once that one is lined up, that one will be lined up. Push it down on and we're all set. We hope this helps you out.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver


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