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Mitsubishi Engine Air Filter Replacement

This article provides instructions on how to change the engine air filter on a Mitsubishi. This guide applies mainly to Mitsubishi Lancer, Outlander, and RVR models, years 2008 through 2018.

Mitsubishi Engine Air Filter Replacement
ESTIMATED TIME 10 min
DIY COST $10-$25
DIFFICULTY Easy

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Open the hood by pulling on the hood release under the dashboard. Locate the engine air filter in the engine bay.mitsubishi lancer outlander rvr engine air filter replacement
  2. Press the connector for the mass airflow 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 airflow 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 apart at the bottom.

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

How Often Should I Change My Mitsubishi's Air Filters?

Change engine air filter every 10,000 miles for best engine performance and reliabilty. 

Applications

This guide applies to:

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

References

  1. Air Filter How-To: 2014-2019 Mitsubishi Outlander SE 2.4L CarCareKiosk.com
  2. How Often Should I Change My Mitsubishi's Air Filters? - Brooklyn Mitsubishi .com
  3. Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide - PaulTravelPictures.com

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Mitsubishi Engine Air Filter Replacement This article provides instructions on how to change the engine air filter on a Mitsubishi. This guide applies mainly to Mitsubishi Lancer, Outlander, and RVR models, years 2008 through 2018.