BMW E36 Cabin Filter Replacement

BMW E36 Cabin Filter ReplacementFilter oil, fuel and air filter is a standard filter set to replace at the time. But there is a cabin filter that is responsible for the air you breathe in the cabin. Due to clogged filter will also be sweating the windshield. But, as a rule about this filter all forget. And if anyone will remember to find it in a car without air conditioning is incredibly difficult. BMW E36 version with air conditioning, this filter is replaced from the salon. This removed the glove box and the filter is ready for replacement. But on version BMW E36 without air conditioning cabin filter is replaced from under the hood. Just about this vehicle modifications on.

First, open the hood, remove the intake grille of the oven (near the windshield in the middle, long), she's on three quite fragile latches. Then freed from all the wiring and Unscrew all the screws. Screws a bit, but they are hard to see. Look carefully.

BMW E36 Cabin Filter Replacement

If unscrewed all, the casing is free and it can be removed simply with a little effort pulling up... Now we see the old filters, well, or the place where they should be, because they often did not. Cabin filter BMW E36 consists of two parts (as pictured above), who should stand on either side of the motor body of the stove. To get them great labour should not make. Although the place is very small and you may need one of the filters "to uncover", taking in parts.

Insert cabin filter BMW E36 in place


BMW E36 Cabin Filter Replacement

The crescents applied labelling of L and R, left and right but not standing up against the car and during the drive! Collect the right filter, stick it and snapped. Left cabin filter is better not to collect. As already mentioned the place is small and easier to first put all the details, and already in place to collect and lock it in place.

BMW E36 Cabin Filter Replacement

Now putting it all back on and enjoy clean air in your car.

However, a Spoonful of Tar Spoils a Barrel of Honey... No cabin filter is a bad sign. The previous owner of the car could take out the cabin filter due to weak engine cooler. If weakly blowing the engine cooler, the additional load in the form of filters will cause the air flow will be insufficient to sweat windshield. Cheaper and easier to remove the cabin filter than to repair the engine cooler. Do the findings themselves.