When to replace the Air Filter on your AUDI A3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air filter : 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) S3 quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) S3 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change air filter on AUDI A3 1 (8L1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: air filter – Audi A3 8L1. Tools you need:
Phillips Screwdriver
Flat Screwdriver
Combination Pliers
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replacement: air filter – Audi A3 8L1. Follow the maintenance schedule, recommendations, and requirements specified by the manufacturer.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: air filter – Audi A3 8L1. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Undo the fastening screws of the air filter cover (4 pieces). Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  4. Step 4
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    Unplug the mass air flow sensor connector. Loosen the clamp and remove the intake air hose from the filter housing. Use combination pliers.
  5. Step 5
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    Take off the filter lid.
    Replacement: air filter – Audi A3 8L1. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Remove the part vertically with respect to the engine cover.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
  7. Step 7
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    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
    Replacement: air filter – Audi A3 8L1. Tip:
    Before cleaning the air filter cover and housing, cover the air duct parts, mass airflow sensor (if available), throttle valve with a clean cloth.
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