When to replace the Pollen Filter on your VW POLO
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Pollen filter : 2 year / 30000 km
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 16V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.9 TDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 TDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 16V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.2 12V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.9 SDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.2, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 16V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 FSI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.9 TDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 TDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 TDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.8 GTI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.6 16V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.8 GTi Cup Edition, VW POLO (9N_) 1.2, VW POLO (9N_) 1.2 12V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 BiFuel View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change pollen filter / cabin filter on VW POLO 4 (9N) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: pollen filter – VW Polo 9N. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Polo 9N – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Move the passenger seat fully backwards.
  2. Step 2
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    Remove the cabin filter housing cover.
  3. Step 3
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    Remove the cabin filter.
    Replacement: pollen filter – VW Polo 9N. Professionals recommend:
    Do not attempt to clean and reuse the filter - it will affect the quality of air cleaning inside the car.
  4. Step 4
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    Install the cabin filter to its mounting seat.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: pollen filter – VW Polo 9N. Be sure to position the filtering element correctly. Avoid misalignment.Follow the air flow direction arrow on the filter.
  5. Step 5
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    Reinstall the cabin filter housing cover. Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place.
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