The "Check engine" light is the only way the computer has to tell you that it has detected a problem. You'll need to use a code scanner to read the diagnostic codes. The check ingine light is actually telling you that there is a problem somewhere in your emissions system. Emissions can be anything from your oxygen sensor to your air intake sensor and anythin inbetween. If you take your vehical to auto zone and let them check your computer it will tell you what needs to be changed. If it comes back with no codes, then they can reset the computer for you and turn off your "check engine" light. If they won't turn it off for you, then simply remove the positive battery cable for about ten seconds and then put it back on, theat should reset your computer also but you will ned to reset your radio stations too.
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for the location of the engine air cleaner/filter. When to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Inspect the air cleaner/filter at the Maintenance II intervals and replace at the first oil change after 50,000 miles (83 000 km). See Scheduled Maintenance on page 6-4 for more information. If you are driving in dusty/dirty conditions, inspect the filter at each engine oil change. 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 caked with dirt, a new filter is required. To inspect or replace the engine air cleaner/filter, do the following: [img]http://i45.tinypic.com/k99kl2.jpg[/img] 1. Loosen the two clips on the top of the engine air cleaner/filter housing and lift the filter cover tabs out of the housing. 2. Push the filter cover housing toward the engine. 3. Pull out the filter. 4. Inspect or replace the engine air cleaner/filter. See Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 6-13. 5. To reinstall the cover, position the tabs through the slots on the housing. A notch on the sides of the filter cover will indicate the correct engagement. Reinstall the two clips on the top of the housing when you are finished. CAUTION: Operating the engine with the air cleaner/filter off can cause you or others to be burned. The air cleaner not only cleans the air; it helps to stop flame if the engine backfires. If it is not there and the engine backfires, you could be burned. Do not drive with it off, and be careful working on the engine with the air cleaner/filter off. Notice: If the air cleaner/filter is off, a backfire can cause a damaging engine fire. And, dirt can easily get into your engine, which will damage it. Always have the air cleaner/filter in place when you are driving.
The air filter is located in the air cleaner housing, on top of the engine. You will need to remove the air cleaner housing cover to access the air filter.
The engine sucks in air. If the air has dust in it, it will scratch the engine. So the air filter cleans the air.
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What are the codes?
Remove the air filter, and while the engine is running spray the cleaner into the carb directly, being careful not to stall.
On the diesel it is on the top center of the engine, under the air cleaner and engine cover.
If you mean that you changed oil , then RAN THE ENGINE with the old oil filter installed , then changed the oil filter , you just mixed the dirty oil in the old engine oil filter with the new oil that was just put in . So , not the best thing to do
The engine air cleaner ( air filter ) housing is in the engine compartment , near the front , on the drivers side . You will see a big rubber engine air intake tube connected to it
See *Engine Air Cleaner/Filter* on page 6-19 of your "Owner's Manual", under Section 6: Service and Appearance Care.....
2,5L when oil filter changed
The engine air filter is located inside the air cleaner housing , on the passenger side of your engine compartment ( just follow the big rubber " tube " from the front of your engine , near the top of the engine , over to the passenger side of your engine compartment )
02-06, it is on the driver side of the engine. 07-09 it is under the air cleaner, and upper engine cover.
Depends on engine size, but the average is about 5 quarts when the oil filter is changed.
Your air filter is probably clogged. Try cleaning or replacing it.
Maybe "mileage" isn't a proper determinant for whether the air filter needs to be changed?
Likely a vacuum leak. Check all vacuum hoses including those running under cover on top of engine.
It is likely that the crankcase was much too oil. It is likely that the engine would have been damaged if the oil had not be changed.
No. The cabin air filter is located on the passengers side in the engine compartment under the cowl, four screws and pull out the cover reveals the filter. This filter cleans the air entering the inside of the car. The engine air filter is located in the engine compartment on the right side and filters air for the engine only. Both are easily changed.
Sounds like oil filter is the least of your problems
The engine air filter assembly is in the front of the engine compartment on the drivers side . It is a round plastic housing that is connected to the big rubber engine air intake tube . It takes a cone shaped air filter
Yes , although you will have to top up the engine oil level ( or prefill the new engine oil filter ) * assuming you haven't put the required amount of oil in the engine already *
See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-22 of your "Owner's Manual", under Section 5: Service and Appearance Care - Checking Things Under the Hood.....
See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter, under Section 6: Service and Appearance Care - Checking Things Under the Hood, on page 6-19 of your "Owner's Manual".....
The vehicle maintenance schedules will dictate how long a given air filter is supposed to be changed. For instance most of the Chevrolet engines require the change pf the engine air filter after every 45000 miles.