MK7 Golf 1.2 / 1.4 TSI Engine Air Filter Change


This tutorial will show you how to change the engine air filter in your 1.2 / 1.4 TSI MK7 Golf. This is also applicable to similar vehicles in the Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda family.

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Step 1

To access the air filter, we need to remove the air intake filter housing.

Squeeze the clamp to release and slide the pipe off the enclosure.

Step 2

Release the second hose clamp on the right, followed by the rubber hose as pictured.

Step 3

With the intake housing removed you will locate two screws underneath. Remove these and pop the lid off, there are clips around the edges.

Step 4

You can now change the air filter as pictured.

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