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Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual: How to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter

Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual / Vehicle Care / Vehicle Checks / Engine Air Cleaner/Filter / How to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter

Do not start the engine or have the engine running with the engine air cleaner/filter housing open. Before removing the engine air cleaner/ filter, make sure that the engine air cleaner/filter housing and nearby components are free of dirt and debris. Remove the engine air cleaner/filter. Lightly tap and shake the engine air cleaner/filter (away from the vehicle), to release loose dust and dirt. Inspect the engine air cleaner/filter for damage, and replace if damaged. Do not clean the engine air cleaner/filter or components with water or compressed air.

To inspect or replace the engine air cleaner/filter:

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  1. Screws
  2.  Air Duct Clamp
  3.  Electrical Connector
  1. Open the hood. See Hood.
  2. Loosen the screw on the air duct clamp (2) and remove the air duct hose from the cover.
  3.  Remove the four screws (1) and remove the air cleaner/ filter cover, keeping the wiring harness electrical connector (3) connected to the sensor.
  4.  Pull straight up on the cover, and while holding the cover, remove the air cleaner/filter.
  5.  Inspect or replace the air cleaner/filter.
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
The engine air cleaner/filter is in the engine compartment on the passenger side of the vehicle. See Engine Compartment Overview. When to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter For intervals on c ...

How to Reinstall the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
Align the air cleaner/filter with the indicated point on the base of the air cleaner/filter housing and install the air cleaner/filter. The outer air cleaner/filter seal must be fitte ...

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All-Season Tires
This vehicle may come with all-season tires. These tires are designed to provide good overall performance on most road surfaces and weather conditions. Original equipment tires designed to GM's specific tire performance criteria have a TPC specification code molded onto the sidewall. Ori ...

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