Mitsubishi Car 1999-05

Air Cleaner

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Removal & Installation



Except 2.0L Turbocharged Engine


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Fig. Release the retaining clips from the air cleaner housing



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Fig. Unplug the MAF sensor connector



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Fig. Detach the breather hose from the air inlet tube



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Fig. Loosen the clamp on the air outlet tube at the throttle body . . .



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Fig. . . . then remove the air outlet tube and upper housing from the lower housing



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Fig. Remove the air cleaner element from the housing

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Release the retaining clips from the air cleaner housing.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the clamp on the air outlet tube at the throttle body.
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  7. Detach the breather hose from the air inlet tube.
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  9. Unplug the MAF sensor connector.
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  11. Separate the upper and lower air cleaner housings and remove the air outlet tube and upper housing from the lower housing.
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  13. Remove the air cleaner element from the housing.
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To install:

  1. Clean the inside of the air cleaner housing of any dirt and debris that has collected inside.
  2.  
  3. Place a new air cleaner element inside the lower housing. Make sure the seal on the element is fully seated in the groove.
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  5. Install the upper air cleaner housing and inlet tube onto the lower housing.
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  7. Tighten the clamp on the inlet tube at the throttle body.
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  9. Attach the breather hose onto the air inlet tube.
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  11. Plug the connector into the MAF sensor.
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  13. Attach the air cleaner housing retaining clips.
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  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
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