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

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change fuel filter VW PASSAT B6 (3C5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Fuel Filter for Passat Variant (3C5) and other VW models
Tools
Replacement: fuel filter – VW Passat B6 3C Variant. List of the tools you'll need:
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torx bit T20
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Fluid container
Flat Screwdriver
Crow bar
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: fuel filter – Passat Variant B6. Tip:
  • Ensure adequate ventilation of the workplace. Fuel vapors are poisonous.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: fuel filter – VW Passat 3C5. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Clean the fuel filter. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the fuel filter housing cover. Use Torx T20. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 5
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    Lift the fuel filter cover up a little. Use a crowbar.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the fuel filter.
  7. Step 7
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    Put the old filter cartridge in the container.
  8. Step 8
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    Cover the fuel filter housing with a microfibre cloth to prevent dirt and foreign objects from getting into the system.
  9. Step 9
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    Clean the fuel filter housing and the cover. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the rubber strip. Use a flat screwdriver.
  11. Step 11
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    Install the rubber strip.
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