Step 2: On the PASSENGER'S side of the vehicle, loosen the Phillips retaining screw (1) near the windshield. You can then pull the screw from the vehicle.
Step 3: Slide and remove the trim panel that covers the cabin air filter.
Step 4: Lift the tab attached to the windshield trim and remove the cabin air filter (1) from the vehicle.
Step 5: Slide the new cabin air filter into the casing.
NOTE: The arrows should point DOWN.
Step 6: Reattach the trim panel by sliding it into position and tightening the Phillips retaining screw (1).
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These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
01 2001, 00 2000, 99 1999, 98 1998 Volkswagen Passat Cabin Air Filter Replacement Instructions