Volkswagen Eurovan 2000-03

Removal & Installation

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The fuel filter is mounted under the vehicle, above the fuel tank. An arrow should be on the filter indicating fuel flow direction. Install with arrow pointing to engine. Use care not to mix up fuel supply or return lines. Fuel pressure applied to the return side of the system will cause damage.

In addition, some vehicles use a filter in the engine compartment near the fuel distributor. If equipped, use the following procedure:

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Make certain to follow the precautions and relieve fuel the pressure.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the fuel lines leading into and out of the fuel filter.
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  7. Unscrew the filter retaining bracket and remove the filter.
  8.  
  9. Install a new filter in the bracket and reattach the bracket. Be sure the arrows are pointing in the direction of the fuel flow.
  10.  
  11. Reconnect the fuel lines, start the engine and check for leaks.
  12.  

The fuel filter is mounted under the vehicle, above the fuel tank. An arrow should be on the filter indicating fuel flow direction. Install with arrow pointing to engine. Use care not to mix up fuel supply or return lines. Fuel pressure applied to the return side of the system will cause damage.

In addition, some vehicles use a filter in the engine compartment near the fuel distributor. If equipped, use the following procedure:

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Make certain to follow the precautions and relieve fuel the pressure.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the fuel lines leading into and out of the fuel filter.
  6.  
  7. Unscrew the filter retaining bracket and remove the filter.
  8.  
  9. Install a new filter in the bracket and reattach the bracket. Be sure the arrows are pointing in the direction of the fuel flow.
  10.  
  11. Reconnect the fuel lines, start the engine and check for leaks.
  12.  

 
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