Hyundai Elantra: Air Cleaner - MaintenanceHyundai Elantra: Air Cleaner

Filter Replacement

Hyundai Elantra. Air Cleaner

■ 1.6 T-GDI

Hyundai Elantra. Air Cleaner

■ 2.0 MPI

The air cleaner filter can be cleaned for inspection using compressed air.

Do not attempt to wash or to rinse it, as water will damage the filter.

If soiled, the air cleaner filter must be replaced.

Hyundai Elantra. Air Cleaner

1. Loosen the air cleaner cover attaching clips and open the cover.

2. Wipe the inside of the air cleaner.

Hyundai Elantra. Air Cleaner

3. Replace the air cleaner filter.

Hyundai Elantra. Air Cleaner

4. Insert the air cleaner cover in the hinge and engage the clamp after closing the cover.

5. Check that the cover is firmly installed.

Information

If the vehicle is operated in extremely dusty or sandy areas, replace the element more often than the usual recommended intervals (refer to "Maintenance Under Severe Usage Conditions" in this chapter).

NOTICE

  • Do not drive with the air cleaner filter removed. This will result in excessive engine wear.
  • When removing the air cleaner filter, be careful that dust or dirt does not enter the air intake, or damage may result.
  • Use HYUNDAI genuine parts, use of non-genuine parts could damage the air flow sensor.
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