When to replace the Air Filter on your VW PASSAT
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air Filter : 6 year / 90000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.4 TSI EcoFuel, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.9 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 16V, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.6 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 BlueTDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.8 TSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 16V 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.8 TSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 4motion View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Air Filter for Passat Variant (3C5) and other VW models
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Tools
Replacement: air filter – Passat 3C5. Tools you'll need:
Torx bit T27
Ratchet wrench
Fender cover
Replacement: air filter – VW Passat B6 3C Variant. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: air filter – Passat Variant B6. Recommended sequence of steps:
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