2002 ACURA EL AIR FILTER REPLACEMENT

  • Tiny
  • ops440
  • 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

Sunday, March 8th, 2009 AT 4:00 PM

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  • F4I_guy
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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.

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Thursday, March 26th, 2009 AT 5:59 PM

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