When to replace the Pollen Filter on your AUDI A3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Pollen filter : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) S3 quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) S3 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change pollen filter / cabin filter AUDI A3 1 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: pollen filter – Audi A3 8L1. Tools you need:
Flat Screwdriver
Fender cover
Replacement: pollen filter – Audi A3 8L1. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the cabin filter at least once every six months, in early spring and autumn seasons.
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • If the air flow into the cabin has sharply reduced, replace the filter before a scheduled maintenance.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A3 8L1 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the hood.
  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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    Remove the upper seal from the firewall.
  4. Step 4
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    Raise the waterproof insulation.
  5. Step 5
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    Disconnect the wiring harness from the engine bulkhead and take the wiring out.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the cabin filter.
  7. Step 7
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    Remove the cabin air filter housing.
  8. Step 8
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    Insert a new filter element into the filter housing. Make sure that the filter edge fits tight to the housing.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: pollen filter – Audi A3 8L1. Be sure to position the filtering element correctly. Avoid misalignment.
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