How to change engine air filter Mitsubishi Lancer Outlander 2008-17

In this article, you will learn how to change the engine air filter on the Mitsubishi Lancer, Outlander and RVR.


This guide applies to:

  •     Mitsubishi RVR 2014-2016
  •     Mitsubishi Outlander 2014-2016
  •     Mitsubishi Lancer 2008-2017

What you will need

Tools Needed

  • None


  1. Open the hood by pulling on the hood release under the dashboard. Locate the engine air filter in the engine lancer outlander rvr engine air filter replacement


  2. Press the connector for the mass air flow sensor and unplug it. mitsubishi maf location
  3. Pop open two metal clips on top of the air filter housing. Pull the housing away to expose the air filter. mitbusihi lancer outlander air filter clips


  4. Remove the air filter by pulling it upwards. Drop the new air filter in the housing. 
  5. Close the air filter housing and press the metal clips to lock it closed.
  6. Reconnect the mass air flow sensor if you disconnected it. 

Can't close the filter housing?

If you are not able to close the housing it is because the housing has come appart at the bottom.

Open the filter hosuing, bring the bottom part of the housing together first. 



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