GMC Terrain: How to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter - Engine Air Cleaner/Filter - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: How to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter

To inspect the air cleaner/filter, remove the filter from the vehicle and lightly shake the filter to release loose dust and dirt. If the filter remains covered with dirt, a new filter is required. Never use compressed air to clean the filter.

To inspect or replace the engine air cleaner/filter:

1. Open the hood. See Hood on page 10‑5.

2. Locate the air filter housing on the passenger side of the engine compartment. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 10‑6.

3. Remove the four air cleaner housing cover screws.

3. Remove the four air cleaner housing cover screws.

4. Pull straight up on the cover, and while holding the cover, remove the air cleaner filter.

5. Inspect or replace the air cleaner filter.

    When to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
    Inspect or replace the air cleaner/ filter at the scheduled maintenance intervals. See Maintenance Schedule on page 11‑3 for more information. If driving in dusty/dirty conditions, inspect t ...

    How to Reinstall Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
    1. Install the air cleaner filter into the air cleaner housing. The outer air cleaner filter seal must be fitted properly in the air cleaner housing. 2. Align the air cleaner housing cover tabs to ...

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