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How to replace air filter 2016 BMW X 5 3i(Gas)? It's new

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How to replace air filter 2016 BMW X 5 3i(Gas)?
JA: When was the last time the filter was replaced? How has your mileage been lately?
Customer: It's new ....21K on odometer. Just wish to replace filter.
JA: What is the model of your '16 BMW?
Customer: It's an X5 3.0 L 6 Cyl twin turbo (N55B30a).
JA: Are you fixing your Turbo yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I'm just replacing the air filter....
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not a t the moment.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  mike switzer replied 10 months ago.

there are if i remember correctly 8 screws on the outer perimeter of the housing that will need to be removed. i cant remember the size off hand but i believe the are a torx t15 or t20 once they are removed then the top should come off for you to replace the element and of course install is reverse of removal