Introduction

AutoInstruct shows you how to change your cabin pollen filter on a Volkswagen MK7 Golf. You can save a few dollars during your service by completing this simple process yourself! A clean cabin filter is essential to maintaining clean air in your vehicle. Consider changing your cabin filter more frequently in dusty environments, or for those who suffer dust allergies or asthma.

Tools Required

  • Flathead Screwdriver

Parts Required

  • Replacement Cabin Air Filter

Step 1

Open the glovebox and empty the contents.

MK7 Golf Glove Box

Step 2

On the top edge of the glovebox you will find two rubberised clips on either side. These need to be pushed firmly upwards to allow the glovebox to drop down.

MK7 Golf R Changing Cabin Pollen Air Filter

Step 3

The glovebox will now open slightly further as shown.

MK7 Golf R Changing Cabin Pollen Air Filter

Step 4

Release the opening mechanism by sliding the clip in the direction shown. Once released the glovebox will open all the way to the floor.

MK7 Golf R Changing Cabin Pollen Air Filter

Step 5

Behind the glovebox you will find a fuse bay and the cabin air filter. The air filter door is opened by gently releasing the three clips at the top with a screwdriver.

MK7 Golf R Changing Cabin Pollen Air Filter

Step 6

Open the air filter door and remove.

MK7 Golf R Changing Cabin Pollen Air Filter

Step 7

Grasp the filter element with your fingers and remove. Replace with a new cabin filter taking note of the ‘Air Direction’ arrow which must point downwards.

MK7 Golf R Changing Cabin Pollen Air Filter

Complete

Simply reverse the process to reinstall the glove box door and you’re done!

MK7 Golf Glove Box

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