When to replace the Fuel Filter on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Fuel filter : 30000 km
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.4, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.6, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.8, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.8, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.8 Syncro (1HX1), VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.0, VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.0 GTI 16V, VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.8 VR6, VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.9 VR6 Syncro (1HX1), VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.6, VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.0 Syncro (1HX1), VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.0 GL, VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.8 VR6 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Fuel Filter for GOLF III (1H1) and other VW models
Replacement: fuel filter – VW Golf 3. List of the tools you'll need:
Drive socket # 17
Ratchet wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Clic-R collar pliers
Fluid container
Replacement: fuel filter – VW Golf 3. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Ensure adequate ventilation of the workplace. Fuel vapors are poisonous.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: fuel filter – VW Golf 3. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
  2. Step 2
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    Unscrew the fuel filter bracket fixing bolts.Use a drive socket #17.Use a ratchet wrench.
  3. Step 3
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    Remove the fuel filter together with its bracket.
  4. Step 4
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    Prepare a container for fluids.
  5. Step 5
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    Loosen the fuel supply lines fastening to the fuel filter.Use a flat screwdriver.
    Replacement: fuel filter – VW Golf 3. Tip:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  6. Step 6
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    Disconnect the fuel supply lines from the fuel filter.Use a flat screwdriver.
  7. Step 7
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    Remove the fuel filter.Use a flat screwdriver.
  8. Step 8
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    Install a new fuel filter.
    Replacement: fuel filter – VW Golf 3. AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure that the fuel filter is positioned correctly. Consider the fuel flow direction mark.During installation, take care to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the fuel filter housing.Take care to only use quality filters.
  9. Step 9
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    Connect the fuel supply lines to the new fuel filter.
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