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Passat 3B Pollen filter replacement

This guide will show you how to replace a Pollen Filter on a VW Passat 3B Model. Click the link if you are unsure which model of Passat you have.

Learn how to reseal the pollen filter housing on a VW Passat 3B to prevent water ingress.

We also have a pollen filter replacement guide for the VW Passat 3C (electric handbrake) model.

Watch our "How to" change your VW Passat pollen filter video or scroll down for the static step by step guide.

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Remove the bonnet rubber (rear section)


Remove the plenum chamber trim


Remove the pollen filter retaining clip


Remove the pollen filter. Clean up any leaves/debris that falls through into the open housing


Refit the new filter with the writing as shown (air flow from top to bottom). Refit remaining clips and trims


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