WHERE IS THE FUEL FILTER LOCATED ON A 98' VW JETTA - Fixya May 11, 2011WHERE IS THE FUEL FILTER LOCATED ON A 98' VW JETTA 2.0 GLX. Posted by ginsbergjay on May 11, 2011. Want Answer 0. Where is the fuel filter located on the 2007 VW Jetta 2.5. Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome to the site. The fuel filter is usually on the same side as the gas cap. Look under your car at the gas cap and you will notice the 1998 jetta tdi fuel filter | eBay Find great deals on eBay for 1998 jetta tdi fuel filter. Shop with confidence. Skip to main content. eBay Logo: Volkswagen Golf Jetta Passat 93-98 Fuel Filter Meyle 1H0127401EMY (Fits: 1998 Jetta TDI) Your Part Shipped Fast & Free US Multiple Warehouses! Brand New. $33.