When to replace the Pollen Filter on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Pollen filter : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 TD, GTD, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 TDI, 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) 1.4, 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) 1.9 TDI Syncro (1HX1), VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 TDI, VW GOLF III (1H1) Citystromer, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 SDI, VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.0 GL, VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.8 VR6, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 D, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.3 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change pollen filter on VOLKSWAGEN GOLF 3 (1H1)  [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: pollen filter – VW Golf 3. Tools you might need:
Fender cover
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the cabin filter at least once every six months, in early spring and autumn seasons.
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • If the air flow into the cabin has sharply reduced, replace the filter before a scheduled maintenance.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – VW Golf 3
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  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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    Remove the cabin filter housing seal.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the cabin filter housing cover.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the cabin filter.
  6. Step 6
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    Clean the cabin filter housing and cover.
    Replacement: pollen filter – VW Golf 3. Tip:
    Remove any debris from the cabin filter housing carefully to prevent contamination of the ventilation duct.
  7. Step 7
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Do not attempt to clean and reuse the filter - it will affect the quality of air cleaning inside the car.
  8. Step 8
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    Insert a new filter element into the filter housing. Make sure that the filter edge fits tight to the housing.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Follow the air flow direction arrow on the filter.Check out the correct location of the filter element. Do not skew.Attention! Use quality filters – VW Golf 3.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Pollen Filter on Golf 3 1991 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Install the cabin filter to its mounting seat.
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