Volkswagen Passat B5 cabin air filter location. From year 1998, 1999. 2000, 2001.
Here you can find how to locate Volkswagen Passat B5 type 3B/3BG pollen filter when you need to replace.
Where is located cabin air filter on a Volkswagen Passat B5. Maintenance of a car differ from a vehicle to another. If you car service is approaches, below you can see how to change air conditioning filter.
Cabin air filter on Volkswagen Passat B5 is located outside of the car. To locate and replace cabin air filter you need to follow the next procedures.
Open the hood, look on the passenger side and remove screws from filter housing cover.
After remove screws pull cover toward front of vehicle (see picture).
Remove filter from filter housing cover by pushing up on filter and pulling out toward front of vehicle.
Replace old pollen filter with the new one and reassemble.
How to locate if you need to change cabin air filter, oil filter, fuel filter, pollen filter, dust filter or air filter on Volkswagen Passat B5.
Pictures can be different from one car to another but the procedure is the same.
Why is necessary to replace the cabin air filter? Is necessary to replace this filter to protect you and your passenger from bad odors, some allergen, from pollen and is very important if somebody from your car is allergic to pollen, dust and other particle.
Source: Service owner manual, google and other forums.