Introduction

An air filter is crucial to any car's performance. Your engine needs air to operate and the air filter removes debris that would get inside your engine. Overtime it needs to be replaced with a new one in order to have peek performance from your engine. The filter is a K&N Drop-In Air Filter.

Image 1/2: Open the hood by pulling on the lever by the driver's feet. Image 2/2: Push on the latch under the center of the hood to unlock it.
  • Make sure the vehicle is off before proceeding. Working under the cars hood can lead to burns if the car is still hot. Be careful!

  • Open the hood by pulling on the lever by the driver's feet.

  • Push on the latch under the center of the hood to unlock it.

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  • Locate the Air Box

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Image 1/3: Push on the latch to open the air box as shown in the picture, and repeat on the second latch. Image 2/3: Pull up on the top part of the air box and push it to the front of the car to open. Image 3/3: Pull up on the top part of the air box and push it to the front of the car to open.
  • Locate the two latches that keep the air box closed.

  • Push on the latch to open the air box as shown in the picture, and repeat on the second latch.

  • Pull up on the top part of the air box and push it to the front of the car to open.

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Image 1/2: Lift the filter straight up from the triangle corner and remove it. Image 2/2: Lift the filter straight up from the triangle corner and remove it.
  • Make note of the orientation of the air filter before removing it.

  • Lift the filter straight up from the triangle corner and remove it.

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Image 1/2: The first filter is dirty but does not need to be cleaned or replaced yet. Image 2/2: The second filter is dirty and does need to be cleaned or replaced
  • Inspect for debris and dirt.

    • The first filter is dirty but does not need to be cleaned or replaced yet.

    • The second filter is dirty and does need to be cleaned or replaced

  • Do not discard the filter because it may be covered under a warranty.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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