Introduction

This guide shows you how to replace the air filter on a 2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty pickup truck.

Air filters protect your engine from contaminants, letting it breathe easier. Changing your air filter helps enhance performance and efficiency as well as extend your engine's life.

If you drive on dirty or dusty roads or notice a drop in performance or gas mileage you may need to replace it more often. Changing your air filter is one of the simplest and least expensive maintenance projects you can undertake.

Make sure the vehicle is in park and the engine is off.
  • Make sure the vehicle is in park and the engine is off.

  • Pull the hood release lever.

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Press the latch located under the grill to unlock hood.
  • Press the latch located under the grill to unlock hood.

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Locate air filter assembly.
  • Locate air filter assembly.

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Loosen hose clamp nearest to air filter cover using a flathead screwdriver. An 8mm (5/16") nut driver can be used instead of the screwdriver.
  • Loosen hose clamp nearest to air filter cover using a flathead screwdriver.

  • An 8mm (5/16") nut driver can be used instead of the screwdriver.

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Pull air filter assembly away from silicone tube connector. Pull air filter assembly away from silicone tube connector.
  • Pull air filter assembly away from silicone tube connector.

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Pull air filter assembly out of vehicle.
  • Pull air filter assembly out of vehicle.

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Remove 6- 8mm (5/16") x 25mm hex bolts using the 8mm (5/16") hex key. Remove 6- 8mm (5/16") x 25mm hex bolts using the 8mm (5/16") hex key. Remove 6- 8mm (5/16") x 25mm hex bolts using the 8mm (5/16") hex key.
  • Remove 6- 8mm (5/16") x 25mm hex bolts using the 8mm (5/16") hex key.

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Continued from previous step. Continued from previous step. Continued from previous step.
  • Continued from previous step.

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Remove top cover from air filter assembly. Remove top cover from air filter assembly.
  • Remove top cover from air filter assembly.

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Loosen hose clamp holding air filter to air filter assembly using flathead screwdriver. Loosen hose clamp holding air filter to air filter assembly using flathead screwdriver.
  • Loosen hose clamp holding air filter to air filter assembly using flathead screwdriver.

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Pull air filter from housing.
  • Pull air filter from housing.

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Conclusion

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

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