2015-2018 BMW X1 2.0L Air Intake Installation - #21-839C



Video - cold air intake system Installation for 2015-2018 BMW X1 2.0L, AEM #21-839C Watch how quick and easy it is to install the AEM 21-839C cold air intake system System for the 2015-2018 BMW X1 with a 2L engine. This intake system includes an aerodynamic mandrel-bent aluminum intake tube, large open element AEM DRYFLOW® synthethic air filter, and a custom heat shield to help protect intake air from engine heat. Increasing airflow will help improve acceleration, horsepower, and engine sound. Add an estimated 12.2 horsepower at 4000 RPM and 15.8 lb-ft of additional torque at 3000 RPM to your 2015-2018 BMW X1 2L with the AEM air intake 21-839C.

TRANSCRIPT:

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1. Turn off the ignition and disconnect the negative battery cable

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2. Disconnect the mass air sensor electrical connection and disconnect the wiring harness from the air filter housing

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3. Remove the two bolts that secure the fresh air intake duct to the core support.

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Release the locking tab at the air filter housing and then remove the fresh air intake duct

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4. Remove the bolt that secures air filter housing to the core support

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5. Loosen the hose clamp that secures the intake hose to the air filter housing

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then remove the air filter housing from the vehicle

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6. Install the provided mounting studs to the heat shield as shown

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7. Install the provided filter adapter into the heat shield and secure with the provided hardware

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Install the provided air filter onto the filter adapter and secure with the provided hose clamp

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Install the provided air filter onto the filter adapter and secure with the provided hose clamp 8. Install the AEM® badge into the upper air filter housing

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and then assemble the two filter housing halves and fresh air scoop and secure with the provided hardware

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Install the air filter assembly into the vehicle and secure with the factory fresh air scoop nuts and the bolt provided

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10. Remove the mas air sensor from the factory housing

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and install it into the AEM® intake tube using the hardware provided

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11. Install the provided coupler onto the intake tube but do not secure

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Install the intake tube assembly into the factory intake hose and align with the filter adapter

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Secure the intake tube assembly with the provided hose clamps

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Reconnect the mass air sensor electrical connection

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Perform a final inspection before driving the vehicle
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