When to replace the Air Filter on your AUDI Q3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air filter : 90000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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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 Q3 (8UB, 8UG) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: air filter – AUDI Q3 (8U). List of the tools you'll need:
Torx bit T25
Ratchet wrench
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: air filter – AUDI Q3 (8U). 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 Q3 (8U) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Open the hood.
    Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  2. Step 3
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    Undo the fastening screws of the air filter cover. Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
  3. Step 4
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    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
  4. Step 5
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    Slightly raise the cover of the air filter housing.
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
  6. Step 7
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    Cover the air intake hose with a microfibre towel to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the system.
  7. Step 8
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    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    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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