How to Replace an Air Filter

Below guide will teach you How to Replace an Air Filter . Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Screwdriver
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • Air Filter

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $12.52 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $46.39 parts and labor


  • Park the vehicle on a level surface and prop the engine hood up.
  • Look for the air filter box in the engine compartment.
  • Unclamp the clips and take the mounting screws off from the air filter box cover.
  • Remove the cover from the filter box and take out the air filter. For reference purpose, note the position of the air filter in the box.
  • Thoroughly clean the filter box and remove any dust, dirt or other debris from it. Using compressed air for cleaning is not recommended for air filter box.
  • Put the new air filter in the filter box in same position as old filter was positioned.
  • Put the cover back onto the filter box and secure the cover with clips and mounting screws.
  • Make certain that all the connection from air intake and vacuum hoses are properly installed.

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