Kia Forte: Maintenance / Air cleaner

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Owners Manual / Maintenance / Air cleaner

Filter replacement

The air filter must be replaced when necessary, and should not be washed.

While inspecting the air cleaner compartment, the air filter can be cleaned using compressed air.

1. Loosen the air cleaner cover attaching clips and open the cover.

2. Wipe the inside of the air cleaner.

3. Replace the air cleaner filter.

4. Lock the cover with the cover attaching clips.

✽ NOTICE

Insert the hinge(1) and engage the clips when mounting the air cleaner cover.

Replace the filter according to the Maintenance Schedule.

If the vehicle is operated in extremely dusty or sandy areas, replace the element more often than the usual recommended intervals. (Refer to the “Maintenance under severe usage conditions” section in this Chapter.)

CAUTION - Air filter maintenance

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