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Step-by-step instructions on how to change the air filter of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

Table of Contents

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Open the hood. Pull the hood release under the dashboard and go to the front of the vehicle.Hood release of 2016-2020 Kia Optima.Unlock the hood latch and pull the hood up.Opened hood of the Kia Optima.

     

  2. Locate the air filter box on the driver's side of the engine compartment; it is also located between the brake fluid reservoir and battery.Air filter of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

     

  3. Remove the air filter cover by pulling it out.Cover of the air filter.

     

  4. Pull the air filter out of the air filter box.Removing the air filter of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

     

  5. Slide the new air filter into the air filter box. Make sure to put the air filter in the proper position.Installing the new air filter of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.Installing the new air filter of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

     

  6. Line up the air filter cover and push it in to lock it back to the air filter box.Reinstalling the cover back to the air filter box.

     

Engine Air Filter Replacement Kia Optima 2016-2020 Step-by-step instructions on how to change the air filter of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.