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Air filter change Mercedes-Benz ML-Class 2005 - 2009 Petrol ML350

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Mercedes-Benz ML-Class 2005 - 2009  | ML350 Air filter change

  • time 35 minutes
  • difficulty 3
Air filter location - note, there are two air filters to inspect
Lift away the engine cover front section
Release the left air intake
Release the right air intake
Now locate this air breather pipe...
Now disconnect the air breather pipe
Release the air filter assembly retaining clip located at the bulkhead
Carefully lift the combined engine cover and air filter housing away from the engine
Rotate the assembly 180 degrees
Now you are ready to access the two air filters
Undo the 4 Torx-25 retaining fixings (per side)
Now carefully lift away the air filter cartridge
Here is the air filter in position
Lift out the air filter
Clean off any debris on the surface of the filter. Replace with new filter if heavily contaminated
Check air filter box for debris. Clean out if required. Now replace the air filter
Reassemble the first air filter housing and then repeat the process for the second filter
Now you can reassemble and refit the assembly back to the engine