Renault Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1975-1985 Repair Guide

Air Cleaner

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Alliance and Encore models have the air cleaner housing mounted on the throttle body

On most cars, the air cleaner housing is mounted on the fender liner and is connected to the carburetor inlet by a flexible hose and neck housing.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Air cleaner housing and filter-LeCar shown, other models are similar



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Fig. Fig. 2 To change the air filter, remove the wingnut from the air cleaner housing ...



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Fig. Fig. 3 ... then remove the air filter cover



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Fig. Fig. 4 Withdraw the air filter element from the housing

To change air cleaner elements, simply unscrew the wing nut or remove the clip holding the housing end cap, remove the end cap, pull out and discard the old element, and install the new element.

 
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