Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil Filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6, VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6, VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6, VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on VW GOLF 4 (1J1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: engine oil and filter – VW Golf 4. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: engine oil and filter – VW Golf 4. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Oil filter cup socket 76-14F
Drive socket # 19
Torx bit T20
Combination spanner #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Fender cover
All the parts you need to replace – Oil Filter for Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) and other VW models
How to change Oil Filter on Golf 4 1.4 16V – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Oil Filter
How to change Oil Filter on VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Oil Filter on VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6
VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Oil Filter on VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6
VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6
Oil Filter removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6
VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6
Replacement: engine oil and filter – VW Golf 4. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Use only new O-rings during installation.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: engine oil and filter – VW Golf 4. Take the following steps:
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