3.34. Replacement of an element of the air cleaner

Replacement of an element of the air cleaner (through 50 000 km of a run or in 36 months) *

For definition of intervals of further checks see appropriate section of the schedule of routine maintenance of the car.

The air cleaner is installed in the left forward corner of a motive compartment, the intake of air is carried out in a forward part of the car behind a front grille. On the early models equipped with system of injection of LH-Jetronic fuel an element of the air cleaner has a rectangular shape while on later models with a control system of the Trionic engine the element of the air cleaner has the cylindrical form.

The models equipped with system of injection of LH-Jetronic fuel

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Remove the tank of liquid of windscreen washers in a forward left corner of a motive compartment (see the Head Sistema of electric equipment). At will the tank can be shifted without pouring out of liquid from it aside.
2. Weaken a clip and disconnect an air branch pipe from the air cleaner. On some models it is required to remove the measuring instrument of an air stream completely. On the models equipped with system of a turbo-supercharging it will also be required to disconnect a rubber nozzle from a turbocompressor.
3. Uncouple clips and remove the top cover of the air cleaner.
4. Take the filtering air cleaner element, having paid attention how it was established.
5. Absolutely wipe internal surfaces of a cover and a casing, then establish a new element, having made sure that sealing sponges are directed down and correctly connected to edge of a casing.
6. Establish a cover and fix a bifurcate clip.
7. Connect an air branch pipe / measuring instrument of an air stream if it is available.
8. Install into place the tank of windscreen washers in a forward left corner of a motive compartment.

Models with a control system of the Trionic engine

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Disconnect an air branch pipe from the air cleaner.

2. If necessary for increase in free space completely remove an air branch pipe, having released clips иотдав the supporting strut.

3. Disconnect wires from the sensor of measurement of air temperature (see the Head Toplivnaya and exhaust systems).

4. Give spring clips.
5. Uncover an air cleaner casing.
6. Remove the filtering air cleaner element from a casing. -
7. Purely wipe internal surfaces of a cover and a casing, then insert a new element.
8. Establish into place a cover and fix by means of clips. Keep in mind that the side marked with the arrow "UP" has to be directed up.
9. Connect / establish into place an air branch pipe.