Mechanics

AIR FILTER REPLACEMENT

2002 Acura EL

Engine Performance problem
2002 Acura EL 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 142000 miles

how to change the engine air filter? Tried un screwing a couple of screws but one got jammed not sure if all screws are really needed cause I might have to break it off in order to get the cover off thanks. Im hoping im taking off the right cover. Thanks
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Ops440
March 8, 2009.



Yes all the screws must come out. Unforunately on these models the screws get real rusted.

Try pry up on the filter housing with a prybar while loosening the screw, sometimes this works. If it doesn't, you'll have to cut the head off.

F4I_guy
Mar 26, 2009.


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