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How do I change the oil on a 2003 Volkswagen Passat?

Am I required to remove the dampening shield on a 2003 Volkswagen Passat to change the oil filter?

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Yes, you must remove it. The oil pan plug is a BOLT, not a large allen head type screw.

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

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What's your problem? what is the location for oil filter on w8 2004 passat


Under the engine, remove the road pan/shield to access it

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How often should u change oil in 2003 VW passat with regular oil?


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On a 2003 vw passat is synthetic oil required, or can you put in high quality petroleum oil in? Regards Paul


VW recommends synthetic oil only. There's a bulletin out warning about oil sludge if conventional oil is used. Stick with waht is recommended in your owner's manual.

Jun 10, 2010 | 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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Where is the oil filter located on vw passat 2002 model?


bottom of the engine, u will need to remove the road shield under the engine to get at it.

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HOW DO YOU REMOVE THE OIL PUMP ON 2003 PASSAT?


It's a difficult job requiring the engine to be hoisted above the engine bay so the sump can be removed to gain access to other parts needed to be removed before doing the pump removal.

Jan 22, 2010 | 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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Location of oil filter on a VW 1.9 TDI passat 2003


WELL THAT YEAR DOSE NOT COME WITH 1.9 BUT ANY WAY IT SHOULD BE UNDER CAR NEAR RIGHT AXLE OR LEFT SOME TIMES

Aug 31, 2009 | 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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Passat 03 what oil should be used and how often


you should be using 5w-30 and change it every 3000 miles

Aug 30, 2009 | 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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Finding the oil filter to change in a vw passat 2003


if the car is diesel there is a paper type filter witch is under a black screw lid , right hand top of engine , you may have to remove top engine cover first

Apr 17, 2009 | 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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