When to replace the Air Filter on your AUDI Q5
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air filter : 90000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI Hybrid quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI Hybrid quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI Flexfuel quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI Flexfuel quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Air Filter for Q5 (8RB) and other AUDI models
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Air Filter Housing Cover
Tools
Replacement: air filter – AUDI Q5 (8R). List of the tools you'll need:
Drive socket # 7
Torx bit T30
Ratchet wrench
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replacement: air filter – AUDI Q5 (8R). Do not ignore the maintenance schedule, recommendations, and requirements specified by the manufacturer on the use of the car part.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: air filter – AUDI Q5 (8R). 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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    Unplug the mass air flow sensor connector.
  2. Step 4
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    Detach the air intake hose clamp. Use a drive socket #7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  3. Step 5
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    Disconnect the air intake pipe from the air filter housing.
  4. Step 6
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    Undo the fastening screws of the air filter cover. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. 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.
  6. Step 8
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    Take off the filter lid.
    Replacement: air filter – AUDI Q5 (8R). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Remove the part vertically with respect to the engine cover.
  7. Step 9
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
  8. Step 10
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    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
    Replacement: air filter – AUDI Q5 (8R). 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.
  9. Step 11
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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 Q5 (8R). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Check out the correct location of the filter element. Do not skew.Attention! Use quality filters – AUDI Q5 (8R).During installation, make sure to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the air filter housing.
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