Removal and installation of the engine air filter housing BMW M41, M51
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BMW E36 M51:
Remove the expansion tank.
Release screws, remove the cover (1).
Release screws (1). Remove the fittings for the intake air. Remove upper section of air filter housing.
Remove the filter insert.
Release screws (1) and slightly lift the air filter housing.
Insert the bolts, brushing their means against loosening, tightening torque,
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When installing the air cleaner lower housing to follow in order to seal the crankcase ventilation ring is correctly positioned in the valve cover (2).
In engines with air flow meter:
Slightly lift the lower part of the air cleaner housing and loosen the clamp. Remove the lower part of the air filter with the air flow meter housing.
Remove the mass air flow sensor,
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Check O-ring (1) crankcase ventilation at the bottom (2) of the air filter housing, if necessary replaced. For ease of installation lubricate the O-ring (1) acid-free grease.