When to replace the Pollen Filter on your BMW 3 SERIES
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Pollen filter : 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Touring (E91) 325 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 318 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 318 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 316 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 325 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 330 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 330 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 325 xi, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 330 xi, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 330 xd, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 318 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 318 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 335 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 335 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 325 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 318 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 318 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 335 xi, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 330 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 330 xi, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 325 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 325 xi, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 323 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 330 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 330 d xDrive, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 316 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 325 i xDrive, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 330 i xDrive, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 335 i xDrive, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 d xDrive, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 d xDrive, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 325 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 d xDrive, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 323 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 335 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 335 i xDrive, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 d xDrive, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 335 xi, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 330 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 325 xi, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 325 i xDrive, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 d xDrive, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 325 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 330 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: pollen filter – BMW 3 Touring (E91). Tools you might need:
Drive socket # 8
Ratchet wrench
Fender cover
Replacement: pollen filter – BMW 3 Touring (E91). 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 – BMW 3 Touring (E91) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3.1
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the cabin filter housing cover (6 pieces).
    Step 3.2
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    Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  2. Step 4
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    Remove the cabin filter housing cover.
  3. Step 5
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    Release the cabin filter cover clips.
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Do not attempt to clean and reuse the filter - it will affect the quality of air cleaning inside the car.
  5. Step 7
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    Insert a new filter element into the filter housing. Make sure that the filter edge fits tight to the housing.
    Replacement: pollen filter – BMW 3 Touring (E91). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Check out the correct location of the filter element. Do not skew.Follow the air flow direction arrow on the filter.Attention! Use quality filters – BMW 3 Touring (E91).
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