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Air filter change Citroen C2 2003 - 2010 Petrol 1.4

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Citroen C2 2003 - 2010  | 1.4 Air filter change

  • time 5 to 45 minutes
  • difficulty 1
1 Slacken the clip securing the air cleaner lid to the throttle housing (see illustration) .
Slacken the clip securing the air cleaner lid to the throttle housing
2 Depress the sides of the quick-release fitting and detach the engine breather hose from the air cleaner lid (see illustration) .
Depress the sides of the quick-release fitting and detach the engine breather hose from the air cleaner lid
3 Disconnect the plastic air inlet hose from the inlet duct or resonator at the front of the engine compartment, or from the base of the air cleaner assembly, according to model (see illustration) .
Disconnect the plastic air inlet hose from the inlet duct or resonator
4 Release the plastic retainer securing the air cleaner to the support bracket by turning it through 90° (see illustration) .
Turn the plastic retainer through 90° to release it
5 Detach the air cleaner lid from the throttle housing, while at the same time lifting the air cleaner assembly upwards to release the lower mounting. Slide the unit sideways slightly and withdraw it from the engine compartment (see illustrations) . Recover the throttle housing sealing ring from the air cleaner lid.
Detach the air cleaner lid from the throttle housing . . .
. . . then lift the air cleaner assembly upwards to release the lower mounting
6 With the air cleaner assembly on the bench, undo the screws securing the air cleaner lid to the base. Lift off the lid and remove the air filter element, noting which way up it is fitted (see illustrations) .
Undo the screws (arrowed) securing the air cleaner lid to the base . . .
. . . lift off the air cleaner lid . . .
. . . and remove the air filter element
7 Wipe clean the inside of the air cleaner lid and base then fit the new element, ensuring it is correctly located.
8 Locate the lid correctly on the base and securely tighten the retaining screws.
9 Refit the air cleaner assembly to the car.
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