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:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change fuel filter VW PASSAT B7 Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: fuel filter – VW Passat B7 saloon. Tools you might need:
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torque wrench
Torx bit T15
Ratchet wrench
Flat screwdriver
Hand-operated fluid syringe
Fender cover
Replacement: fuel filter – VW Passat B7 saloon. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Ensure adequate ventilation of the workplace. Fuel vapors are poisonous.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: fuel filter – VW Passat B7 saloon. 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 housing and the cover. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the fuel filter housing cover. Use Torx T15. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the fuel filter housing cover. Use a flat screwdriver.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the fuel filter. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Replacement: fuel filter – VW Passat B7 saloon. AUTODOC recommends:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  7. Step 7
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    Put the old filter cartridge in the container.
  8. Step 8
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    Pump the fuel out of the fuel filter housing. Use a hand-operated fluid syringe.
  9. Step 9
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    Clean the fuel filter housing and the cover.
  10. Step 10
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    Install a new fuel filter.
    Replacement: fuel filter – VW Passat B7 saloon. Tip:
    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.Attention! Use quality filters – VW Passat B7 saloon.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Fuel Filter on VW Passat B7 Saloon 2010 2.0 TDI by yourself
    Install and tighten the cap of the fuel filter housing. Use Torx T15. Use a ratchet wrench.
Comments – 1
  • J. B.
    17.01.2023 21:42
    Member
    What thread and length are the torx headed bolts on the fuel filter cover
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