Change an Air Filter

Changing your car's engine air filter is a quick and easy DIY maintenance routine that will help your vehicle operate at its top efficiency.

Check your owner's manual for the Air Filter change interval. A general rule of thumb is to change the filter every 30,000 miles or every other year. Due to its ease, it is a good idea to check the air filter every time you change the oil.

Changing the Air Filter
Follow the photo instructions for the steps needed to change your car's engine air filter. This car has a clasp-style air filter housing, some vehicles use screws or other clamping methods.

  1. Open the hood and locate the air filter housing.
  2. Open the air filter housing.
  3. Remove the old air filter.
  4. Install the new air filter the same way the old filter was installed.
  5. Close and secure the air filter housing.

My Kind of Maintenance
That wasn't so hard, was it? Changing an air filter is my kind of maintenance: quick, simple, and easy! Just make sure you properly reinstall the new filter and filter housing.

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