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Air filter change BMW 3-Series 1998 - 2006 Diesel 320d - 2.0

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BMW 3-Series 1998 - 2006  | 320d - 2.0 Air filter change

  • time 40 minutes
  • difficulty 5
Air filter location
Undo the 5 retaining bolts - use a 5mm Allen Key
Remove the engine cover
Undo the 5 x Torx-27 bolts to release the catchment tray
Remove the catchment tray, place to one side
You now have access to air filter box
Undo the 5 retaining fixings - use a 5mm Allen Key
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 of required. Replace air filter
Reassemble air filter housing and engine cover