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jbimmer95
11-13-2008, 05:43 PM
can somebody tell me where is the a/c cabin filter on my 95 525i sadan?

bimmer dot info
11-14-2008, 07:52 AM
PSGR foot well near the trans tunnel.
BMWe34.net has a writeup.

sleepysal
11-14-2008, 12:23 PM
Real easy to do , one tip get a t20 torx driver ( a screw driver style) in stead of a t20 bit and driver.

jbimmer95
11-14-2008, 07:03 PM
ok thank you very much guys!

attack eagle
11-15-2008, 01:44 PM
e34.net write up is ok. I had trouble with it so I wrte my own.

I wrote one that is on www.bimmernet.com, www.bimmerforums.com and www.bmw4life.com that is a LOT clearer and easier to follow.

http://bmw4life.com/microFilter.htm

a tip I learned this year... while it was all apart, I turned the blower on 4 and cleaned the housing out that way.

EyeDoc1
11-15-2008, 06:45 PM
Why didn't I think of that. Great tip on cleaning it out. I resorted to a Sears Craftsman shop vac with the crevice tool, but that would have been helpful as well. Good idea!!!.

Regards,

Christen

Max Gunner
11-16-2008, 04:29 AM
I use the "shop-vac method" and I don't think I'll switch. You don't really want that stuff flying all around your car, to you?

MG

attack eagle
11-16-2008, 03:56 PM
sure why not?

easier to vacuum the floors than become a circus contorsionist.

or just pick up the dust bunnies by hand.

I live in the desert and have children, my car is never minty fresh inside except when I go to a hot rod cruise.