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Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual: Engine Air Cleaner/Filter

The engine air cleaner/filter is in the engine compartment on the driver side of the vehicle. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 10-7 for more information on location.

When to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter

Inspect the air cleaner/filter at the scheduled maintenance intervals.

See Maintenance Schedule on page 11-3. 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 engine 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.

To inspect or replace the air cleaner/ filter:

Chevrolet Spark. How to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter


  1. Remove the six screws and lift the cover out of the assembly.
  2. Inspect or replace the engine air cleaner/filter.
  3. Lower the cover and secure with the six screws.

See Maintenance Schedule on page 11-3 for replacement intervals.

Warning

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 flames if the engine backfires. Use caution when working on the engine and do not drive with the air cleaner/filter off.

Caution

If the air cleaner/filter is off, dirt can easily get into the engine, which could damage it. Always have the air cleaner/filter in place when you are driving.

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