Month: May 2019

The Guide to Replace 5th Gen VW Jetta Cabin Air Filter

We’re going to be showing you how to replace the dust and pollen cabin air filter on this 2005 Jetta, it’s pretty much the same for any 2005 to 2013 Jetta as well as similar generations of the Golf GTI, CC as well as Passat and also the Audi TT and a three.

For the Jetta, you’ll need a new cabin dust and pollen filter, a small flat blade screwdriver and a flashlight.

Start off in the passenger side front underneath, use the small flat blade screwdriver to remove those two clips, once those clips are out, pull that foam panel down and out, the cabin air filter is in the airbox. Pull the little tab towards the outside of the vehicle or to the right and you can pull that door off and then pull the cabin air filter down and out.

To install the new filter, there are air flow arrows, you want those pointing towards the front of the car, then you slip it up inside and once you have it all in the place where the door has tabs on it. that kind of go into the filter and then you push the door up in place and slide it over towards the driver’s side or to your left to latch it into place.

Push that foam panel up into the front or the area near your glove box first, get it around all the vent holes and then push it up into place around the sides in the back. And then replace those two screw Clips start off, tighten it lightly with the screwdriver.

How to Replace the Engine Air Filter in VW Jetta, Passat

How to Replace the Engine Air Filter in VW Jetta, Passat

Today we’re going to be working on with a 2.5-liter engine and we’re going to show you how to remove and replace the air filter. The 2.5 liters is a little different that is why we need to change the engine air filter to better work with it. Let’s remove the engine cover and there you will see the air boxer.

How to Replace the Engine Air Filter in VW Jetta, Passat

First your air intake, there’s a little cupboard that pops off, take that step back aside with a little screwdriver or a pick and enter, just kind of push you’ll be able to see these clips and then pull that out of so these are the clips you’re getting. Get a hose clamp pliers to take the intake tube off of the airbox. We’re going to lift the air box off of the engine.

Use force to grab and pull the gearbox, and then pop it off, lift it up. Take out each screw and that you can loose and lift up the hinges out. Reinstalling it and make sure everything is seated along all the edges because if you put it back together, it’s not seated correctly, the mass airflow sensor doesn’t know there’s extra air coming in and it can cause check engine lights to come on. Line up the little and hold it down. Put the intake holes back on and make sure you use this clamp back on correctly and it comes back into place down.