[Vwdiesel] Fuel filter weirdness

Sandy Cameron scameron at compmore.net
Fri Sep 12 19:54:43 EDT 2003

At 05:30 PM 9/12/03 -0400, you wrote:
>I need to replace the fuel filter on my 92TD. The Bosch unit that I
>looked at from Canadian Tire has the inlet and outlet barbs and some
>kind of weird structure with an o ring on the od. What's up with that?
>The filter in the car has the two barbs and a plugged port.
>Who makes a good filter and where do I get it?

Up to about 89, they used just 2 barbs, after that, there was a "recycle"
thermostatvalve in the top of the filter, and the return line passed through
that, returning to the filter to warm up the filter in cold weather. Once
the filter was up to temp, the return fuel switched back to the tank.


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