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Air filter change Mercedes-Benz SLK 2005 - 2011 Petrol SLK 280 - 3.0 V6

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Mercedes-Benz SLK 2005 - 2011  | SLK 280 - 3.0 V6 Air filter change

  • time 35 minutes
  • difficulty 4
Air filter location - there are two filters to check on this model, one on each bank of the V6
Firstly, undo the main clip on the engine cover
Now release the front section of the engine cover
Now release this air breather pipe. Note the two alignment arrows
next, release the two air intakes
Carefully lift away the combined engine cover / air filter housing
Rotate 360 degrees and place on a flat, clean surface
Now undo the 4 Torx-25 retaining fixings on the air filter body
Carefully separate and lift the air filter body
Check for dust and debris, clean if required
Air filter in position
Now lift out the air filter
Clean off any debris on the surface of the filter. Replace with a new filter if heavily contaminated
Now repeat the same steps on the second filter
Now you are ready to reassemble the air filter housing and refit to the engine