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Air filter change Subaru Forester 2008 - 2013 Diesel 2.0

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Subaru Forester 2008 - 2013  | 2.0 Air filter change

  • time 10 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Air filter location
First, unplug the MAF sensor
Undo the circular clip on the air intake - use a screwdriver to do this
Now release the air intake
Undo the two retaining clips
Carefully separate ans lift the air filter chamber section
View of the air filter chamber cover
Now 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. Replace the air filter
Reassemble the air filter housing and MAF sensor