Instructions on how to change the engine air filter on Hyundai Elantra.
This guide is applicable to model years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
Pull the hood release under the dashboard. Open the hood and locate the air filter housing.
The air filter housing is a large plastic box located on the driver's side of the engine. You will also see a large hose going from the air filter housing to the engine. Open the air filter box by pulling out the cover. Unclasp the large clips that keep the filter locked. As you remove the air filter, be careful that dust or dirt does not enter the air intake.
Pull out the old air filter. Push the new air filter into the air filter housing. Make sure the new filter is seated properly. Lock the two tabs by pushing them in place.
Insert the new air filter in the box. Make sure it sits properly otherwise you may not be able to close the air filter housing correctly.
Replacement air filters for Hyundai Elantra can be purchased online.
Popular air filters include:
The owner's manual recommends that you change it every 24 months or 30,000 miles. If you drive in extremely dusty or sandy environments, replace the air filter more frequently.
Shop instructions on how to change the engine air filter on a Hyundai Elantra 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 can be found here: http://www.hemanual.org/air_cleaner-482.html
Do not drive with the engine air filter removed. This can cause excessive engine wear.
At the dealer or a repair shop expect to pay between $40-$100. Do-it-yourself cost is less than $20 and 10 minutes of work.
Length: 10.15, Width: 6.44, Height: 2.09