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Air filter change Ford Mondeo 2007 - 2012 Diesel 1.8 TDCi

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Ford Mondeo 2007 - 2012  | 1.8 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 The air filter element is located in the air cleaner assembly on the left-hand side of the engine compartment.
2 Undo the screws securing the cover to the air cleaner housing (see illustration) .
Undo the screws securing the cover to the air cleaner housing
3 The cover can now be lifted, and the filter element removed (see illustration) . If preferred, the cover can be removed completely – this will allow a more thorough cleaning of the filter housing.
Lift up the cover and take out the filter element
4 Loosen the clip and disconnect the air inlet duct from the air cleaner cover.
5 Disconnect the wiring connector from the airflow sensor on the air cleaner cover.
6 Withdraw the cover and remove the filter element, noting its direction of fitting.
7 If carrying out a service, the element must be renewed regardless of its apparent condition.
8 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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