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Air filter change Ford Fiesta 2002 - 2008 Diesel 1.4 TDCi

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Ford Fiesta 2002 - 2008  | 1.4 TDCi Air filter change

  • time 5 to 45 minutes
  • difficulty 2

1.4 litre engine

1 The air cleaner is located on top of the engine.
2 Undo the three screws at the front of the filter cover, then lift the cover and withdraw the filter element. Note which way up the element was fitted (see illustrations) .
On 1.4 litre models, undo the three Torx screws along the front . . .
. . . then lift the cover at the front, unhook at the back . . .
. . . and remove the air filter element
3 Position the new element in the filter housing and refit the filter cover. Note the three lugs at the rear of the cover which engage with the housing. Tighten the retaining screws securely.

1.6 litre engine

4 The air cleaner is integral with the engine top cover, and is located on the left-hand end of the cover, next to the battery.
5 Undo the four screws and lift the cover from the air cleaner body sufficiently to withdraw the filter element. Note which way up the element is fitted. For improved access, disconnect the wiring from the mass airflow sensor, then loosen the hose clip and remove the sensor together with the air cleaner cover from the turbocharger inlet duct (see illustrations) .
Air cleaner cover retaining screws
Removing the air cleaner cover and mass airflow sensor from the turbocharger inlet duct
Removing the air filter element
6 Position the new element in the air cleaner body and refit the cover. Tighten the retaining screws securely. Where applicable, refit the mass airflow sensor to the inlet duct and reconnect the wiring.
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