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Air filter change Ford Fiesta 2008 - 2011 Petrol 1.4 16v

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Ford Fiesta 2008 - 2011  | 1.4 16v Air filter change

  • time 5 to 45 minutes
  • difficulty 2
Caution: Never drive the vehicle with the air cleaner filter element removed. Excessive engine wear could result, and backfiring could even cause a fire under the bonnet.
1 The air filter element is located in the air cleaner assembly on the left-hand side of the engine compartment.
2 Remove the four screws securing the cover to the air cleaner housing (see illustration) .
Remove the four screw (arrowed) securing the cover to the air cleaner housing
3 The cover can now be lifted, and the filter element removed (see illustration) .
Lift up the cover and take out the filter element
4 If carrying out a routine service, the element must be renewed regardless of its apparent condition.
5 If you are checking the element for any other reason, inspect its lower surface; if it is oily or very dirty, renew the element. If it is only moderately dusty, it can be re-used by blowing it clean from the upper to the lower surface with compressed air. Because it is a pleated-paper type filter, it cannot be washed or re-oiled. If it cannot be cleaned satisfactorily with compressed air, discard and renew it.
Warning: Wear eye protection when using compressed air.
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