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Air filter change Audi A3 1996 - 2003 Petrol 1.8 T

OnDemand step-by-step maintenance & repair BETA

Audi A3 1996 - 2003  | 1.8 T Air filter change

  • time 20 minutes
  • difficulty 3
Air filter location
Undo the MAF sensor plug. Carefully place the sensor plug to one side
Undo the circular clip on the air intake - use a 7mm socket or a Phillips screwdriver
Undo the 2 Phillips retaining fixings
Carefully lift away the air filter box
View of the air filter cover
Air filter in position
Lift out the air filter
Clean off any debris on the surface of the filter. Replace with new filter if heavily contaminated
Check air filter box for debris. Clean if required. Replace the air filter
Reassemble the air filter housing