How to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter

To inspect the air cleaner/filter, remove the filter from the vehicle and lightly shake the filter to release loose dust and dirt. If the filter remains covered with dirt, a new filter is required.

To inspect or replace the engine air cleaner/filter:

1. Turn the ignition off.

2. Remove the side cover by

2. Remove the side cover by pulling up on the front of the cover.

3. Disconnect the electrical

3. Disconnect the electrical connector from the air box.

4. Loosen the screw on the clamp holding the air outlet duct in place. Do not remove the clamp.

Move the duct aside.

5. Remove the hose from the air cleaner housing mounting arm.

Move the hose aside.

6. Remove the three air cleaner

6. Remove the three air cleaner housing cover screws.

7. Move the air cleaner housing

7. Move the air cleaner housing cover and remove the cover from the air cleaner housing.

8. Remove the air cleaner filter

8. Remove the air cleaner filter from the air cleaner housing.

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