3.14. Replacement of the filtering air cleaner element


  1. In the air cleaner the filtering element from dense wax paper is used, the condition of the filter exerts noticeable impact on efficiency of return of the engine, and therefore has to be checked regularly according to the Schedule of routine maintenance of the car (see the Section Schedule of Routine Maintenance). Intervals of replacement of the filtering element regardless of its state are also stipulated by the Schedule. Reuse of the cleaned filtering element is not recommended.
  1. On petrol models weaken fixing collars and disconnect an air sleeve from an air cleaner cover.

  1. Turn out 5 or 6 fixing bolts and uncover.
  1. Wipe internal surfaces of a cover and the case of the air cleaner with pure rags.

  1. Replace the filtering element.
  1. Tighten fixing bolts with the required effort.