How do I Find My BMW 520d, 520i, 523i, 525d, 525i, 530d, 530i, 535d, 535i, 535i GT, 535i xDrive, 540i, 545i, 550i, 630i, 635d, 645Ci, 650i, Alpina B5, Alpina B6, M5 or M6 Cabin Air Filter

Your cabin air filter is under the hood, near the firewall on the passenger side. Unplug the pigtails on the sensors on the passenger side housing. Remove the bolts, unclip the lids on both housings.

K&N VF4000 replacement cabin air filter fits the following vehicles:

2005-2011 BMW M6 5.0L V10 Fuel Injection
2005-2011 BMW 650i 4.8L V8 Fuel Injection
2005-2011 BMW 635d 3.0L L6 Diesel Engine
2004-2011 BMW 630i 3.0L L6 Fuel Injection
2005-2010 BMW M5 5.0L V10 Fuel Injection
2005-2010 BMW Alpina B6 4.4L V8 Fuel Injection
2006-2010 BMW Alpina B5 4.4L V8 Fuel Injection
2005-2010 BMW 540i 4.0L V8 Fuel Injection
2010 BMW 550i 4.8L V8 Fuel Injection E60, E61
2010 BMW 535i xDrive 3.0L L6 Fuel Injection E60, E61
2010 BMW 535i GT 3.0L L6 Fuel Injection E60, E61
2010 BMW 535i 3.0L L6 Fuel Injection E60, E61
2010 BMW 535d 3.0L L6 Diesel Engine E60, E61
2010 BMW 530i 3.0L L6 Fuel Injection E60, E61
2010 BMW 530d 3.0L L6 Diesel Engine E60, E61
2010 BMW 525i 3.0L L6 Fuel Injection E60, E61
2010 BMW 525i 2.5L L6 Fuel Injection E60, E61
2010 BMW 525d 3.0L L6 Diesel Engine E60, E61
2010 BMW 523i 2.5L L6 Fuel Injection E60, E61
2010 BMW 520i 2.0L L6 Fuel Injection E60, E61
2010 BMW 520i 2.0L L4 Fuel Injection E60, E61
2010 BMW 520d 2.0L L4 Diesel Engine E60, E61
2005-2009 BMW 550i 4.8L V8 Fuel Injection
2005-2009 BMW 535i 3.0L L6 Fuel Injection
2005-2009 BMW 530i 3.0L L6 Fuel Injection
2004-2009 BMW 530d 3.0L L6 Diesel Engine
2004-2009 BMW 525i 3.0L L6 Fuel Injection
2004-2009 BMW 520i 2.0L L6 Fuel Injection
2007-2009 BMW 535d 3.0L L6 Diesel Engine
2006-2009 BMW 525i 2.5L L6 Fuel Injection
2005-2009 BMW 523i 2.5L L6 Fuel Injection
2005-2009 BMW 520d 2.0L L4 Diesel Engine
2009 BMW 535i GT 3.0L L6 Fuel Injection
2009 BMW 525d 3.0L L6 Diesel Engine
2004-2008 BMW 525d 2.5L L6 Diesel Engine
2004-2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L V8 Fuel Injection
2003-2005 BMW 545i 4.4L V8 Fuel Injection
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L L6 Fuel Injection E60, E61
2003 BMW 530i 3.0L L6 Fuel Injection E60
2003 BMW 530d 3.0L L6 Diesel Engine E60, E61
2003 BMW 525i 2.5L L6 Fuel Injection E60, E61
2003 BMW 520i 2.0L L6 Fuel Injection E60, E61

How do I Replace My BMW 520d, 520i, 523i, 525d, 525i, 530d, 530i, 535d, 535i, 535i GT, 535i xDrive, 540i, 545i, 550i, 630i, 635d, 645Ci, 650i, Alpina B5, Alpina B6, M5 or M6 Cabin Air Filter

  1. Open hood and locate the cabin filter housings on the driver and passenger side of the engine compartment near the fire wall. (Fig. 1)
  2. Unplug the pig tails from the sensors that are on the passenger side housing. (Fig. 2 & Fig. 3)
  3. Remove the bolts and unclip the lids on both housings to access cabin filters. (Fig.4-7)
  4. Remove cabin filters from both housings. (Fig. 8) NOTE: Remove any debris that might be present inside the cabin filter housing.
  5. Install K&N® cabin filters into the lids with arrows pointing up and filter features facing out. (Fig. 9) NOTE: Cabin filter can only be installed one way.
  6. Reverse steps 1-3 to complete cabin filter installation. With the cabin filter installed, clean an area on the housing and apply K&N® Stop Decal. The decal will help notify others that this is a reusable cabin filter.

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