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How do I change my fuel filter on a VW beetle 2000 by doing it myself

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How do I change my fuel filter on a VW beetle 2000 by doing it myself
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Ivan replied 8 years ago.

HelloCustomer Here is the procedure to replace your fuel filter. This is as long as your Beetle is not a diesel.


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Service and Repair

Fuel filter

Remove rear right wheel housing liner.
Disconnect return hose - 2 - (blue), supply hose - 1 - (black) at connecting point.

Note: Press buttons on hose couplings to do this.


Installation is carried out in the reverse order; when doing this note the following:

Breather and fuel hoses are to be installed kink - free.
Ensure fuel hoses are seated securely.
Secure fuel hoses with spring - type clamps.
Do not interchange supply and return hose (return hose blue or blue markings, supply hose black).