Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil Filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 d, BMW 3 Touring (E46) 330 d

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on BMW 3 (E46) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: engine oil and filter – BMW E46 touring. Tools you might need:
Replacement: engine oil and filter – BMW E46 touring. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 36
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Funnel
Oil drain pan
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
All the parts you need to replace – Oil Filter for 3 Touring (E46) and other BMW models
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Oil Filter
How to change Oil Filter on BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 d – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 d
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Oil Filter on BMW 3 Touring (E46) 330 d
BMW 3 Touring (E46) 330 d
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
Replacement: engine oil and filter – BMW E46 touring. Recommended sequence of steps:
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