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Air filter change Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2000 - 2007 Petrol C230 - 2.5

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2000 - 2007  | C230 - 2.5 Air filter change

  • time 20 minutes
  • difficulty 3
The first air filter location (there are two air filters to check)
The second air filter location
Release the front section of the engine cover. Put it to one side
Now, release the two air intakes
Remove engine cover / air filter box
Rotate and place it on a flat, clean surface. Notice the two air filter chambers, shown here
Start with this side
Undo the 4 Torx-25 retaining fixings
Carefully lift away the air filter body
View of the air filter cover
Lift out the air filter
Clean off any debris on the surface of the filter. Replace with a new filter if heavily contaminated
Check air filter body for debris. Clean if required, Replace air filter
Repeat the same steps on the second filter and reassemble the air filter housing