When to replace the Air Filter on your BMW 3 SERIES
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air Filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 318 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 318 Ci, BMW 3 Touring (E46) 318 i, BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 318 Ci, BMW 3 Compact (E46) 318 ti, MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 DI-D

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change air filter on BMW 3 (E46) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: air filter – BMW E46 convertible. Tools you need:
Drive socket # 8
Drive socket # 10
Ratchet wrench
Phillips Screwdriver
Fender cover
All the parts you need to replace – Air Filter for 3 Convertible (E46) and other BMW models
How to change Air Filter on BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 330Ci 3.0 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Air Filter
How to change Air Filter on BMW 3 Compact (E46) 318 ti – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Compact (E46) 318 ti
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Air Filter on BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 318 i
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 318 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Air Filter on BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 318 Ci
BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 318 Ci
Air Filter removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 3 Touring (E46) 318 i
BMW 3 Touring (E46) 318 i
Changing Air Filter on BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 318 Ci – tips for first time repair
BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 318 Ci
Main steps for Air Filter replacement on MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 DI-D
MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 DI-D
Replacement: air filter – BMW E46 convertible. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW E46 convertible – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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