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Throttle body in 2001 Passat

A friend of mine said a possible cause of my vw's issues are a dirty throttle body.  My 2001 Passat stutters from time to time.  
He also said the fuel filter is a cause. 
Can you describe the location of the fuel filter and throttle body for me please.
Thanks for your time

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    the throttle body is at where the air hose from the air cleaner enters the engine, follow the fuel line from the tank to get the location of the filter.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    engein runs wide open all the time

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    what is causing the oil to be in this location?

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Throttle body is located at intake manifold ..follow snorkle from air cleaner to where it attaches to motor ..looses hose and clean with carb cleaner there..open blades(throttle) to get behind entry good also..... fuel filter is located in tank and in line from fuel tank just in front of tank inline with fuel line...good luck

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