When to replace the Air Filter on your AUDI A3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air filter : 90000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 1.6, AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 1.2 TFSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

All the parts you need to replace – Air Filter for A3 Convertible (8P7) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: air filter – AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7). List of the tools you'll need:
Phillips screwdriver
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: air filter – AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: air filter – AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7). Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
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    Undo the fastening screws of the air filter cover. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  2. Step 4
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    Take off the filter lid.
  3. Step 5
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    Unscrew the air filter housing bracket. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
  5. Step 7
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    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
    Replacement: air filter – AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7). Tip from AUTODOC:
    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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