Chrysler Caravan/Voyager/Town and Country 1996-1999

Air Cleaner (Element)

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8



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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the 2 air inlet resonator mounting bolts



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Fig. Fig. 2: Pull off the rubber hose from the side of the air inlet resonator



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Fig. Fig. 3: Remove the air cleaner-to-radiator crossmember mounting bolt

  1. Remove the 2 retaining bolts to the air inlet resonator, using a 10mm socket.
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  3. Disconnect the hose at the side of the air inlet resonator.
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  5. Using a 10mm socket, remove the bolt mounting the air cleaner to the radiator crossmember.
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Fig. Fig. 4: Loosen the hose clamp ...



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Fig. Fig. 5: ... then separate the air inlet resonator hose from the throttle body



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Fig. Fig. 6: Remove the air inlet resonator/filter housing assembly from the vehicle

  1. Loosen the hose clamp, then disconnect the air inlet hose to the throttle body.
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  3. Lift the air inlet resonator/filter housing assembly straight up out of the engine compartment.
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  5. Loosen the clamps securing the air cleaner housing halves together.
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Fig. Fig. 7: Loosen the clamps around the air cleaner housing ...



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Fig. Fig. 8: ... then remove the air cleaner filter element from the housing

  1. Remove the air cleaner filter element.
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To install:
  1. Install a new air cleaner filter element.
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  3. Join the air cleaner housing halves together and secure with the housing clamps.
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  5. Install the air inlet resonator/filter housing assembly into the engine compartment. Be sure that the 2 dowels on the bottom of the filter housing mount into the two holes at the bottom of the engine compartment.
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  7. Connect the air inlet hose to the throttle body and tighten the hose clamp.
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  9. Install and tighten the air cleaner-to-radiator crossmember mounting bolt.
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  11. Connect the rubber hose to the side of the air inlet resonator.
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  13. Install and tighten the air inlet resonator retaining bolts.
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