Chevrolet Citation/Omega/Phoenix/Skylark 1980-1985 Repair Guide

Air Cleaner

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Fig. Fig. 1 To inspect or replace the air filter element, unfasten the air cleaner lid wing nuts



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Fig. Fig. 2 Remove the air cleaner assembly lid ...



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Fig. Fig. 3 ... then remove the air cleaner element from the housing

The air cleaner element is a dry paper type. It should be replaced every 30,000 miles (every 15,000 miles if the car is used in extremely dusty conditions) as follows:

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the wing nut or bolts on top of the air cleaner housing which sits on top of the carburetor.
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  3. Remove the housing lid.
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  5. Lift out the old filter.
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  7. Before installing the new filter, wipe out the housing with a damp cloth. Check the lid gasket for a tight seal.
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  9. Install a new filter into the housing. Replace the lid and wing nut or bolts.
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