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BMW 328i Engine Air Filter Replacement

An air filter is a straightforward replacement, and the cost of the service depends on the type of car you have.

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BMW 328i Engine Air Filter

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for BMW 328i Engine Air Filter is $104. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

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Drop-off
Delivery
Price
2013 BMW 328i 3.0L L6
43,000 miles
Armando F  • 
November 10, 2020 10:04 PM  • 
Tucson AZ 85710
$94
4.30  hrs
0.90  hrs
2011 BMW 328i 3.0L L6
60,000 miles
Marty L  • 
November 9, 2020 10:47 AM  • 
San Diego CA 92121
$63
4.60  hrs
0.20  hrs
2008 BMW 328i 3.0L L6
280,000 miles
Vince E  • 
October 22, 2020 3:34 PM  • 
Marina Del Rey CA 90292
$104
0.70  hrs
0.80  hrs
2013 BMW 328i 2.0L L4 Turbo
42,000 miles
Rohit S  • 
October 17, 2020 8:47 PM  • 
San Jose CA 95120
$103
1.00  hrs
0.90  hrs
2016 BMW 328i 2.0L L4 Turbo
30,000 miles
Jeffrey T  • 
October 3, 2020 1:00 AM  • 
San Francisco CA 94133
$100
5.50  hrs
0.80  hrs
2009 BMW 328i 3.0L L6
112,000 miles
Carlos R  • 
September 18, 2020 3:41 PM  • 
Los Angeles CA 90038
$102
3.70  hrs
0.80  hrs
2016 BMW 328i 2.0L L4 Turbo
47,000 miles
Raquel D  • 
September 17, 2020 3:46 PM  • 
Inglewood CA 90304
$100
2.70  hrs
0.50  hrs
2012 BMW 328i 3.0L L6
140,000 miles
Alex A  • 
September 7, 2020 10:58 AM  • 
San Jose CA 95117
$109
4.30  hrs
0.60  hrs
2011 BMW 328i 3.0L L6 Base
55,000 miles
Sudhir K  • 
July 18, 2020 11:44 PM  • 
Fremont CA 94555
$106
1.40  hrs
0.60  hrs
2009 BMW 328i 3.0L L6
75,000 miles
Manuel P  • 
July 3, 2020 3:41 PM  • 
Union City CA 94587
$97
4.30  hrs
0.80  hrs
2000 BMW 328i 2.8L L6 Base
200,000 miles
Ky K  • 
June 30, 2020 3:07 PM  • 
Northridge CA 91324
$68
3.30  hrs
0.30  hrs
2016 BMW 328i 2.0L L4 Turbo
67,000 miles
Ibuki W  • 
June 30, 2020 3:27 AM  • 
San Pedro CA 90732
$97
3.90  hrs
0.60  hrs
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L L6
140,900 miles
Brandon W  • 
June 27, 2020 9:07 PM  • 
Chino CA 91710
$127
4.60  hrs
1.00  hrs
2011 BMW 328i 3.0L L6
129,000 miles
Marissa L  • 
June 23, 2020 3:36 PM  • 
Tucson AZ 85730
$106
2.10  hrs
1.00  hrs
2015 BMW 328i 2.0L L4 Turbo
89,000 miles
Patrick E  • 
May 31, 2020 1:21 AM  • 
San Diego CA 92124
$95
5.30  hrs
0.80  hrs
2008 BMW 328i 3.0L L6
78,000 miles
Saurabh V  • 
January 18, 2020 10:41 PM  • 
Irvine CA 92620
$109
2.90  hrs
0.90  hrs
2008 BMW 328i Base
186,000 miles
Michael H  • 
September 30, 2019 2:59 AM  • 
Laguna Hills CA 92653
$91
0.70  hrs
0.70  hrs
2008 BMW 328i Base
186,000 miles
Michael H  • 
September 30, 2019 2:58 AM  • 
Laguna Hills CA 92653
$91
3.50  hrs
1.00  hrs
2008 BMW 328i Base
186,000 miles
Michael H  • 
September 30, 2019 2:58 AM  • 
Laguna Hills CA 92653
$91
1.60  hrs
0.80  hrs
2012 BMW 328i Base
82,000 miles
Jose D  • 
September 22, 2019 3:36 PM  • 
Whittier CA 90601
$130
0.60  hrs
0.60  hrs
2015 BMW 328i Base
60,000 miles
X Y  • 
August 8, 2019 8:20 AM  • 
Milpitas CA 95035
$206
2.20  hrs
1.00  hrs
2009 BMW 328i 3.0L L6 Base
63,900 miles
Patrick P  • 
 • 
Los Angeles CA 90004
$102
1.10  hrs
0.90  hrs
2015 BMW 328i 2.0L L4 Turbo Base
43,000 miles
Sundeep raja V  • 
 • 
Mountain View CA 94040
$97
0.80  hrs
0.50  hrs
2013 BMW 328i 2.0L L4 Turbo Base
39,562 miles
Michael C  • 
 • 
Los Angeles CA 90034
$108
2.00  hrs
0.60  hrs
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L L6
173,127 miles
Ronel E  • 
 • 
Los Angeles CA 90044
$127
3.40  hrs
1.00  hrs
2008 BMW 328i 3.0L L6 Base
137,636 miles
Wael S  • 
 • 
Camarillo CA 93012
$102
3.40  hrs
0.60  hrs
2009 BMW 328i 3.0L L6
114,000 miles
Danilo M  • 
 • 
Harbor City CA 90710
$102
2.20  hrs
0.50  hrs
2015 BMW 328i 2.0L L4 Turbo Base
54,976 miles
Sean M  • 
 • 
Los Angeles CA 90018
$69
5.20  hrs
0.30  hrs
2008 BMW 328i 3.0L L6 Base
156,444 miles
Erick P  • 
 • 
Redwood City CA 94063
$102
4.80  hrs
0.80  hrs
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Nov 13, 2020 5:47 PM
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What is an Engine Air Filter?

Air ain’t all sunshine and rainbows.  There are contaminants in the air we breathe, and guess what? Your car breathes that same air. And that’s where your air filter comes in. Think of your car’s air filter as a bouncer at the club. The air filter keeps those airborne contaminants from entering the engine, which is good for the engine’s health. In the process, it allows your motor to breathe properly. Long story short, the air filter receives air, kicks out the contaminants that are bad for the engine, and lets the motor move along unperturbed. And that’s kind of it, which is convenient. Not much for you to have to learn here. But let’s dig a little deeper, in case you still have questions. Why does your car need clean air, you might ask? Well, the engine pulls air from the air and uses it for combustion. The air mixes with the fuel is a combustion chamber, where, after it’s ignited, it explodes. And that’s how your car gets its power. So, you can probably see why it’s important to have a clean air filter. It reduces how much nastiness enters your engine at this critical time and place. Do you like having dirty air enter you? No? Okay then. Neither does your car. Air filters get a lot of use, because...well, because your car uses a lot of air. So, they wear out, and they’ll need to be replaced with some regularity. And before you ask, no: Don’t even think about cleaning your air filter and putting it back in. Just get the thing replaced. It’s quick, simple, and affordable.
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Symptoms of a dirty Engine Air Filter

Lack of power

Come ON, Car! When you notice that things aren’t as spicy as they used to be (power-wise), it may be time to check that air filter. When engine air filters get severely clogged, they restrict air flow to the engine, stopping it from taking full, deep breaths. Why does that matter? Well, you try going for a run without taking any full, deep breaths. How's that working out for ya?

Poor fuel economy

Time to fill up …. again? Yup, that may be a bad air filter, pal. When your engine is starved of air, it doesn’t work as efficiently. Again, think of taking a run without any full, deep breaths. Are you going to be able to run as far on your human tank of gas? No, you’re not. And your car isn’t, either. Being unable to operate efficiently means you need to expend more energy to do less. In the case of your car, that means using more fuel. Which means getting worse mileage. Which means spending more money at the gas tank. And I know how much you love spending extra money. It’s worth noting that a car’s computer can compensate for a lot when it comes to engine performance and fuel efficiency, so modern engines aren’t as susceptible to this problem as older engines are. But you’ll definitely notice a dip in fuel efficiency if you have an older car.

Visibly clogged filter

If the filter looks all gunked up, it’s time to get you a replacement. That seems simple enough, right? Now look: I know you’re probably not spending your spare time hanging out with your air filter. So, there’s a good chance you’ll never notice a clogged filter. But a technician will, so if you’re having your car serviced or your oil changed, a professional should easily spot an air filter that needs to be replaced.

Scheduled maintenance

Ahh, so close. You thought you could get through this whole article without the dreaded “scheduled maintenance” tip, and you almost did. But here we are, with the scheduled maintenance that you pay about as much attention to as recipes and maps. Who needs them? Well, you do. Because they help you know when it’s time to have certain services, which can save your butt and wallet down the road. After certain intervals of distance and/or time, your manufacturer recommends changing out the air filters. So, when you reach those milestones, get those things swapped out. Seriously.

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How urgent is an Engine Air Filter Replacement?

To keep your engine healthy and running its best, the engine air filter should be replaced in accordance with the manufacturer’s maintenance schedule, or as soon as it’s apparent that it’s clogged up and not functioning properly. Pretty straightforward. Just get it done.

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