When to replace the Air Filter on your MINI MINI
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air filter : 12 month / 15000 km
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MINI Hatchback (R50, R53) One, MINI Hatchback (R50, R53) Cooper, MINI Hatchback (R50, R53) One View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change air filter on MINI COOPER 1 (R50, R53) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: air filter – Mini R50, R53. Tools you need:
Drive socket # 6
Drive socket # 8
Ratchet wrench
Fender cover
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replacement: air filter – Mini R50, R53. Follow the maintenance schedule, recommendations, and requirements specified by the manufacturer.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: air filter – Mini R50, R53. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  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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    Loosen the clamp and remove the intake air hose from the filter housing. Use a drive socket #6. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 4
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    Undo the fastening screws of the air filter cover. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 5
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    Take off the filter lid.
    Replacement: air filter – Mini R50, R53. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Remove the part vertically with respect to the engine cover.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
  7. Step 7
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    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
    Replacement: air filter – Mini R50, R53. 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.
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