When to replace the Pollen Filter on your AUDI A3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Pollen filter : 2 year / 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 E-Power, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) RS3 quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 FSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 FSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 3.2 V6 quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI 16V, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI 16V quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) S3 quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.8 TFSI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.2 TSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) S3 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Pollen Filter for A3 Sportback (8PA) and other AUDI models
Replacement: pollen filter – Audi A3 8PA. 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.
  • Replacement: pollen filter – Audi A3 8PA. Take the following steps:
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Move the passenger seat fully backwards.
  2. Step 2
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the bottom trim panel.
  3. Step 3
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    Bend the bottom trim upwards.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the cabin filter housing cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: pollen filter – Audi A3 8PA. Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the cabin filter.
    Replacement: pollen filter – Audi A3 8PA. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Do not attempt to clean and reuse the filter - it will affect the quality of air cleaning inside the car.
  6. Step 6
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    Install the cabin filter to its mounting seat.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: pollen filter – Audi A3 8PA. Be sure to position the filtering element correctly. Avoid misalignment.Follow the air flow direction arrow on the filter.Attention! Use quality filters – Audi A3 8PA.
  7. Step 7
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    Reinstall the cabin filter housing cover. Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: pollen filter – Audi A3 8PA. Do not use excessive force during installation. This may damage the fasteners.
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