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Changing the Engine Air Filter Mazda 3 2004 - 2009 | Haynes Manuals

Mazda 3

2004 - 2009
Time
15 minutes
Difficulty
Air filter location
Unplug the MAF sensor
Undo the circular clip on the air intake - use a 7mm socket or a screwdriver to do this
Now you can release the air intake
Undo the five Torx-25 retaining fixings
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 a new filter if heavily contaminated
Check air filter box for debris. Clean out if required. Replace air filter
Reassemble the air filter housing