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Air filter change Chevrolet Tahoe 1999 - 2006 Petrol 4.8 V8

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Chevrolet Tahoe 1999 - 2006  | 4.8 V8 Air filter change

  • time 5 to 45 minutes
  • difficulty 2
1 At the specified intervals, the air filter element should be replaced with a new one.
2 On all models, the air filter is housed in a black plastic box mounted on the inner fenderwell on the right side of the engine compartment. Attached to the box is a plastic gauge that measures the airflow through the filter and indicates when the filter should be changed. If you drive in conditions that are particularly dusty, the gauge may indicate the need for a filter change before the normally recommended mileage interval.
3 Loosen the captive screws and pull the housing cover up, then lift the air filter element out of the housing. Wipe out the inside of the air filter housing with a clean rag.
3 Loosen the captive screws (A) and pull the housing cover up, then lift the air filter element out of the housing. Wipe out the inside of the air filter housing with a clean rag. B is the air filter condition indicator.
3b Holding the cover up, slip out the filter element.
4 While the cover is off, be careful not to drop anything down into the air filter housing.
5 Place the new filter element in the air filter housing. Make sure it seats properly in the groove of the housing.
6 Installation is the reverse of removal. After installing the new filter, push in on the top of the filter indicator to reset it.
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