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Air filter change BMW 5-Series 1996 - 2003 Diesel 530d - 3.0

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BMW 5-Series 1996 - 2003  | 530d - 3.0 Air filter change

  • time 0.5 hours
  • difficulty 4
Air filter location
Remove cabin air duct from the pollen filter box
Place the air duct safely to one side
To get to the air filter, undo the five, 5mm Allen key retaining bolts
Now, remove the oil filler cap
Carefully lift away the air filter cover
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 air filter
Reassemble the air filter housing