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Air filter change Ford Fiesta 2008 - 2011 Diesel 1.4 TDCi

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Ford Fiesta 2008 - 2011  | 1.4 TDCi 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.

1.4 litre engines

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 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 engines

4 The air filter element is located in the air cleaner assembly on the left-hand side of the engine compartment.
5 Disconnect the wiring connector from the airflow sensor on the air cleaner cover (see illustration) .
On 1.6 litre models, disconnect the wiring connector from the airflow sensor on the air cleaner cover
6 Undo the four bolts securing the cover to the air cleaner housing (see illustration) .
Undo the four bolts securing the cover to the air cleaner housing
7 The cover can now be lifted, and the filter element removed (see illustration) .
The cover can now be lifted, and the filter element removed
8 Position the new element in the filter housing and refit the filter cover. Tighten the retaining screws securely.