Air Filter Replacement

Step by step replacement instructions on how to replace an automotive air filter. This article pertains to most vehicles. This particular repair was performed on a 2000 to 2008 Chevy Tahoe.

Difficulty Scale: 1 of 10

Tools and Supplies Needed

  • Replacement air filter
  • Screwdriver Set
  • Small socket set
  • Shop towel
  • Protective eyewear

Engine Air Filter Replacement Video

Step 1 - Locate and removal all air filter housing fastener bolts.

Removing Air Filter Housing Fasteners

Step 2 - Once all hold down bolts or fasteners have been removed or released gently remove the lid to expose the air filter.

Removing Air Filter Housing Lid

Step 3 - Now the air filter is exposed and removal of the air filter can execute.

Removing Air Filter


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Article first published (Updated 2014-12-31)