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Introdução

Use this guide to replace an old engine compartment air filter in a 1999-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

The engine compartment air filter traps dirt, bugs and other particles and prevents them from entering the engine. A broken filter would allow debris to enter the engine and damage internal components. Old filters restrict the air flow into the intake, causing the internal combustion process of the engine to be significantly reduced, and intern lowering the cars fuel economy.

Before using this guide, make sure you have the right replacement air filter for your Jeep. Here is a helpful website to find the right one - 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Air Filter Replacement.

Peças

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    • Before you start, make sure the car is off and the parking break is on.

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    • Pull out the hood release handle, which will pop up the hood of the car.

    • The release is located by the driver's seat to the left of the peddles.

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    • Unlatch the hood of the car.

    • Stick your fingers in the gap between the hood and the grill, and feel for a little latch.

    • Press on the latch while also pushing the hood of the car up.

    • Once the hood is unlatched, push it all the way up. It's held there by struts so don't worry about finding the hood prop.

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    • The air filter housing is on the right front corner of the engine compartment.

    • Unlatch all four of the clips , which are located at the corners of the air filter housing and hold the housing together.

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    • Gently lift the top half of the housing, and hold it off to the side with one hand.

    • Don't pull the housing too far to the side because it is still attached to the rest of the engine.

    • You can use a flathead screw driver to help pry up the top of the casing.

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    • Remove the old air filter and clean any debris out of the bottom half of the housing.

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    • Place the new filter in the bottom half of the housing.

    • Make sure the air filter is positioned correctly with the mesh side facing up.

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    • Place the top half of the housing back on the bottom half. Make sure the top fits tight back in place.

    • Reattach all four clips on the outside of the casing.

Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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