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Air filter change Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2002 - 2010 Diesel E280 CDi - 3.0

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2002 - 2010  | E280 CDi - 3.0 Air filter change

  • time 20 minutes
  • difficulty 3
Air filter location (engine cover removed). Note, there are two air filters to check on this model
Undo the two E10 retaining bolts
Now undo the 4 Torx-25 retaining fixings
Undo circular clip on the air intake - use a 7mm socket or a screwdriver
Now separate the air intake duct from the air filter body
Repeat steps on the second filter
Carefully lift away the air filter body
release the air filter cover
Air filter in position
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 box for debris. Clean if required. Now you are ready to replace the air filter
Reassemble air filter housing