When to replace the Air Filter on your AUDI Q3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI Q3 Sportback (F3N) 45 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q3 Sportback (F3N) 35 TDI, AUDI Q3 Sportback (F3N) 35 TDI quattro, AUDI Q3 Sportback (F3N) 40 TDI quattro, AUDI Q3 Sportback (F3N) 40 TFSI quattro 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

Tools
Replacement: air filter – AUDI Q3 Sportback (F3N). List of the tools you'll need:
Torx bit T25
Ratchet wrench
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: air filter – AUDI Q3 Sportback (F3N). Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI Q3 Sportback (F3N) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  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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    Disconnect the crankcase breather hose from the air filter housing.
  2. Step 4
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    Disconnect the vacuum hose from the air filter housing.
  3. Step 5
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    Undo the fastening screws of the air filter cover. Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 6
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    Take off the filter lid.
  5. Step 7
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
  6. Step 8
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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 9
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    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
  8. Step 10
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    Remove the microfibre towel from the air intake hose.
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