When to replace the Oil Filter on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil Filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI, VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 2.0 FSI, VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 2.0 TFSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI, VW Eos (1F7, 1F8) 2.0 TFSI, VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0, VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI, VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi, VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI, VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 2.0 TSI, VW CC (358) 2.0 TSI, VW Beetle Convertible (5C7, 5C8) 2.0 TSI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on VW GOLF 6 (5K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – VW Golf 6. Tools you might need:
Torx bit T40
Oil filter cup socket 76/14
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Fender cover
All the parts you need to replace – Oil Filter for GOLF VI (5K1) and other VW models
How to change Oil Filter on Golf 6 1.6 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Oil Filter
How to change Oil Filter on VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 2.0 TSI
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Oil Filter on VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI
VW TIGUAN (5N_) 2.0 TFSI
Easy tricks to help you to replace Oil Filter on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
Oil Filter removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 2.0 TSI
VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 2.0 TSI
Changing Oil Filter on VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI – tips for first time repair
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI
Main steps for Oil Filter replacement on VW Eos (1F7, 1F8) 2.0 TFSI
VW Eos (1F7, 1F8) 2.0 TFSI
How to change Oil Filter on VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 2.0 TFSI – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 2.0 TFSI
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Oil Filter on VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 2.0 FSI
VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 2.0 FSI
Easy tricks to help you to replace Oil Filter on VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI
VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI
Oil Filter removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0
VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 2.0
Changing Oil Filter on VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI – tips for first time repair
VW Passat CC (357) 2.0 TSI
Main steps for Oil Filter replacement on VW Beetle Convertible (5C7, 5C8) 2.0 TSI
VW Beetle Convertible (5C7, 5C8) 2.0 TSI
How to change Oil Filter on VW CC (358) 2.0 TSI – tips for proper car maintenance
VW CC (358) 2.0 TSI
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: engine oil and filter – VW Golf 6. Recommended sequence of steps:
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