Disconnect the mass airflow meter wiring plug – located on the air filter cover
Depress the clip and disconnect the airflow meter wiring plug (arrowed)
Release the clips, lift the cover upwards sufficiently to gain access, and remove the air cleaner element
Release the air filter cover clips . . .
. . . then lift the cover and remove the filter element
Wipe clean inside the housing and cover with a cloth. Be careful not to sweep debris into the air inlet.
Fit the new element, making sure it is the right way up. Press the seal on the rim of the element into the groove on the housing.
Refit the cover and secure it with the clips. Note that the rear of the cover can be difficult to refit. Take care to ensure the three ‘hinges’ locate correctly in the air cleaner housing.
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