When to replace the Air Filter on your AUDI A6
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air filter : 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.8 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.8 T, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.8, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.7 T, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.7 T quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 3.7 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 3.7, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 4.2 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.8 T, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) S6 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.8, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.8, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.8, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.0, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.7 T quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 3.0, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 2.4 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change air filter on AUDI A6 C5 Avant [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: air filter – Audi A6 C5 Avant. Tools you might need:
Electronic spray
Phillips screwdriver
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: air filter – Audi A6 C5 Avant. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A6 C5 Avant – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the hood.
  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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    Remove the air filter housing cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: air filter – Audi A6 C5 Avant. Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the air distribution housing assembly. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the air distribution housing assembly.
  6. Step 6
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    Detach the mass air flow sensor connector.
  7. Step 7
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    Release the air filter cover clips.
  8. Step 8
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    Slightly raise the cover of the air filter housing.
  9. Step 9
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
  10. Step 10
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    Cover the air intake hose with a microfibre towel to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the system.
  11. Step 11
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    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
    Replacement: air filter – Audi A6 C5 Avant. 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.
  12. Step 12
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    Remove the microfibre towel from the air intake hose.
  13. Step 13
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    Insert a new filter element into the filter housing. Make sure that the filter edge fits tight to the housing.
    Replacement: air filter – Audi A6 C5 Avant. AUTODOC recommends:
    Check out the correct location of the filter element. Do not skew.Attention! Use quality filters – Audi A6 C5 Avant.During installation, make sure to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the air filter housing.
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