Air Filter Replacement in an Audi A3
Article Date: 02/04/21
Tools required to replace air filter in Audi A3
- Phillips Screwdriver (I didn't have one at hand, so I grabbed the trusty Halfords toolbox and used the bit adapter set)
Consumables required to replace Air Filter in Audi A3
This procedure is for the BKD Engine - the filter element in my car is 70mm(H) x 136mm(W) x 345mm (L). It's always worth checking your engine bay, as they tend to vary between models before you purchase your own filter to make sure you have the right one.
Procedure to replace air filter in Audi A3
This task is so easy you could probably complete it before you had time to boil a kettle. Now there's a challenge, try boiiling the kettle and seeing if you can complete the replacement before it boils.
- Loosen screws highlighted in yellow
- Lift up cover, replace element (I also tend to compare them side by side, and write the mileage when I last replace them as a reminder and a service check)
- Put down cover, tighten screws
Enjoy your cup of tea.