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Volkswagen Passat CC: 2009 2.0 CC Oil Filter


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Last Post: Apr 5, 2013 9:51 AM Last Post By: soxfan04
mojojojo

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2.0 CC Oil Filter
Posted: May 25, 2009 7:55 AM
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Test drove one of these and the car seemed very nice and solid. Checked under the hood as I do with all of the cars I'd consider buying and the engine bay had something unique. It appeared that the oil filter was mounted on the top of the engine near the front of the engine and the mount was (I was thrown) upside down! Just the thought of loosening that filter gave me nightmares since all of the drive belts and pullies are directly below this location. Does anyone know, is there a special service procedure for this, bleed the filter down before removal? or was it all just a bad dream! Just wanting to satify my curiosity, knowing well that Volkswagen would never create an awkward situation for a tecnician!! Thanks
FKH161

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Re: 2.0 CC Oil Filter
Posted: May 26, 2009 11:47 PM   in response to: mojojojo in response to: mojojojo
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That does look like it could get messy (see attached image).

The eBahn repair manual does not go into specifics about
oil change procedure (at least that I could find) so I
can't post more.
TheLotus

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Re: 2.0 CC Oil Filter
Posted: Jul 16, 2009 12:30 AM   in response to: mojojojo in response to: mojojojo
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Hi,
I think after about 10mins of the engine being off most (if not all) of the oil in the filter would drain down. And btw, over the years VW engineers have done plenty of things to make life difficult for whoever’s working on their cars:) (Love the CC though)
magcuda

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Re: 2.0 CC Oil Filter
Posted: Jul 16, 2009 2:30 PM   in response to: mojojojo in response to: mojojojo
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Attachment VJ06_03_19-20.pdf (615.4 KB)
this procedure is for a different engine but uses the same tools and principal of draining the oil filter
soxfan04

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Re: 2.0 CC Oil Filter
Posted: Apr 5, 2013 9:51 AM   in response to: magcuda in response to: magcuda
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That oil filter is on the 2.5L engine

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