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Air filter change MG TF 2002 - 2005 Petrol 1.8

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MG TF 2002 - 2005  | 1.8 Air filter change

  • time 10 minutes
  • difficulty 2
Undo the 5 clips on the car's hood
Lift up the roof section
Remove the interior moulding; be careful not to damage this
You will need to undo engine cover fixings
Undo all eleven 10mm retaining bolts
Now you can remove the engine cover
Now you can access the engine compartment
Undo the four retaining clips on the air filter housing
Undo the circular clip on the air intake using a 7mm socket or flat end screwdriver
Release the air intake
Carefully lift away the air filter box
View of 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 new filter if heavily contaminated
Check the air filter box for debris. Clean if required. Replace the air filter
Reassemble the air filter housing. Replace engine cover and interior mouldings