2004 Chevy Impala Enigine Ail Filter

Tiny
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  • 2004 CHEVROLET IMPALA
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 65,000 MILES
How do I change the engine air filter ?


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Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 AT 12:18 PM

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Tiny
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Look at the black box on the right (see picture).
Your filter is in there. Undo the latches and you should be able to open the box. Sometime it's easier to remove the air duct first before opening the box. It's a very easy procedure :)


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Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 AT 1:07 PM
Tiny
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This is exactly what I am looking for, I have gotten that far, but other than be a monster maniac, how do I get the compartment open far enough? Is there another clip at the bottom?
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Sunday, July 25th, 2010 AT 6:12 PM
Tiny
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If you can't get enough clearance to remove the filter, simply remove the air duct first before opening the air filter box.
The air duct is that big black duct that goes from the filter box to the throttle body (see pic).
This duct is held in place by one clamp on each side. Loosen the clamp and slide the duct off the air filter box. Then you should be able to open the box freely.


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Monday, July 26th, 2010 AT 8:42 AM
Tiny
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Thank you. I had a friend show me how.
Yes, remove the air intake to the engine with the sensors on it.
However, placing it back on, take theend that goes on the filter box off and put it on the box first then line the rest back up.
Otherwise there is a great risk of loosing air....risk because the sensors mess up.. the car runs poorly ...and then causes more wear on the engine than is necessary....


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Monday, July 26th, 2010 AT 9:15 PM
Tiny
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Here is another shot that is more in line with the angle you have... my engine is different - smaller and is . April 04 the old model... you have the later half 2004 I think..

No matter. the Impala is the best all round get about car and little truck I've seen. It is my first car as I've always had full size trucks....at 27 mpg it beats my 3/4 ton GMC and it's 13 mpg.

before; tools


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after; disregard the alarm horn sitting on top of the air filter box. I had to take it off to to get inside.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/554478_11_finished_that_is_my_alarm_horn_sitting_on_top_it_has_been_dangling_for_two_years_now_thanks_to_bentley_alarm_systems_misinstall_1.jpg

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Monday, July 26th, 2010 AT 9:22 PM

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