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How do you replace the fuel filter on a 99 beetle and where is it on the car? the car was tuned up by a dealer 20,000 miles ago.The check engine light is on and then goes off. the car was hard to start one time and stubles on mild acceleration thru 1st and 2nd gears. what to do on a very tight budget ? thanks, rob

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  • ryan karos May 11, 2010

    need more info have to see what codes its throwing to see whats trippin the light also what engine is in the vechile

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If it was serviced by the dealer I'm 100% it was replaced. Your problem might be related to something else than the fuel filter itself. It would be a good idea if you have it scanned for fault codes. From there you can figure out what you're up against with. The fuel filter is cheap and located near the bottom right wheel well.

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  • Ed Paje Dec 03, 2009

    Bring it to a local VW only shop because they have a scan tool specific
    to your car. Shop that works on water cooled VW's only, not VW
    aircooled shop. Don't bring it to Autozone, PEP Boy because they will
    use a generic scan tool and give you conflicting fault codes. Good Luck
    and thank you.


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