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Where is the fuel filter located on a 2012 Passat 2.5

Customer Question

where is the fuel filter located on a 2012 Passat 2.5 engine?
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: it will start but not keep running.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: change plugs but still the same result.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: getting fault code P2177 and P 2187
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 5 months ago.

the fuel filter is integrated in the fuel delivery unit flange / pump and cannot be replaced separately
replace the Fuel Pump
Trouble Codes point to Low Fuel Pressure

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Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 5 months ago.

did you need further?

Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 5 months ago.

Hi, I answered your question correctly & as soon as I saw it.
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Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 4 months ago.

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