The air filter is the first procedure of air entering the engine work, is responsible for removing impurities in the air, provide clean air for the engine, has an important role to protect the engine air filter in use for some time, you must use Auto diagnostic tools to check, easy to clean replacement, refer to the following specific steps:
Step one: Open the hood
Note strut must be plugged in, the air filter is arranged on the left side of the engine, is a rectangular black plastic box, air filter box lid by four bolts, use a screwdriver to unscrew, unscrewed the best using diagonal way, remove bolts, then you can open the box cover of air filter, air filter element is open, there is no other institutions fixed, can be directly taken out.
Step two: Remove and install seals
Remove the air filter cartridge, empty box filter for cleaning, do not throw away after removing the air filter cartridge, install it on top of the air filter ring is not a one-off, need to put it on the new air filter , as long as the seal can be removed from the top.
Take out a new air filter, and installed sealing ring, this link is crucial, don't forget to install the sealing ring.
Step Third: Load the empty cartridges
After installing the seals ring, the entire air filter into the air filter box, pay attention to install in place, can not be misplaced, tilt or leave gaps.
Step Four: bolts
The bolt on the air filter cover and tighten, tighten the order is still diagonal way, one by one gradually tighten stepwise manner.
Step Five: Check
Check to see whether each bolt screwed good, air filter box is normal, without deformation, cracks and large cases, after confirmation, then the hood down.
Note: During the installation, must be careful, do not forget to install seals ring, when installed must be careful not to leave a gap, the installation must also be in place, from the installation to the cover installed filters, etc., To pay attention, must not leave gaps, otherwise will damage the engine, you can also use Launch X-431 PAD or Launch X431 V+ Pro3 tool to check engine performance.
Keep the air filter clean is equivalent to the protection of the engine. In real life, we rely on a variety of cosmetic repair shop for car maintenance, a lot of simple things we can do it yourself, you can use Autel MaxiSys Pro MS908P or Autel Maxidiag Elite MD701 tool to check your car, you might as well try.