How To Replace the Air Conditioner Cabin Filter on a 2001-2005 Passat

By | August 3, 2019

How To Replace the Air Conditioner Cabin Filter on a 2001-2005 Passat
There are several components of an air conditioning system in a 2001-2005 VW Passat with the cabin air filter being one of them.

If your A/C system is not blowing cold air properly the filter may be dirty and unable to let air pass through the system.

The cabin air filter keeps out debris from the A/C system and working properly.

To work correctly any air conditioning system must have good air flow to let cold air into a vehicle.

It is easy to replace the filter with minimal skills or tools and falls in the DIY category. Below are the steps to replace the filter with pictures.

A new filter will need to be bought online or at a local parts store.
 
Here is the Filter on Amazon
Bosch 6047C 6047C Hepa Cabin Air Filter

 
How To Replace the Air Conditioner Cabin Filter on a 2001-2005 Volkswagen Passat

  1. Open the hood and pull back the weather striping on the passenger side of the cowling.
  2. How To Replace the Air Conditioner Filter on a 2001-2005 Passat Step 1

  3. Lift the plastic cover.
  4. How To Replace the Air Conditioner Filter on a 2001-2005 Passat Step 2

  5. Pull the clip out from the forward edge of the filter housing.
  6. How To Replace the Air Conditioner Filter on a 2001-2005 Passat Step 3

  7. Lift the filter straight up and out and remove it.
  8. How To Replace the Air Conditioner Filter on a 2001-2005 Passat Step 4

  9. Insert the new filter with the notches facing down.
  10. How To Replace the Air Conditioner Filter on a 2001-2005 Passat Step 5

  11. Reinstall the clip.
  12. How To Replace the Air Conditioner Filter on a 2001-2005 Passat Step 6

  13. Put the plastic cowling back down into position and put the weather striping back into place.
  14. How To Replace the Air Conditioner Filter on a 2001-2005 Passat Step 7



 




 

One thought on “How To Replace the Air Conditioner Cabin Filter on a 2001-2005 Passat

  1. KeEK

    This was too easy. I was afraid it would be several bolts and clips and plastic protection. Most things are pretty annoying on this car.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.