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Air filter removal

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jeremy_283, Feb 6, 2010.

  1. Feb 6, 2010 at 8:38 AM
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    jeremy_283

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    On my 08 v6 the filter was cake to change? am i missing somthing? i read reports that it was hard to do, also, what about that screen behind the filter? just leave it alone?
     
  2. Feb 6, 2010 at 8:39 AM
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    chris4x4

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    it is an easy change. Leave the screen alone.
     
  3. Feb 6, 2010 at 1:46 PM
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    Rocketball

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    Yea, the air filter can be a PITA to change..... :cool:
     
  4. Feb 7, 2010 at 7:59 PM
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    05Moose

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    The screen behind the filter is part of your emissions control equipment. It's the charcoal filter. Your gas tank is vented into the engine and this filter traps those fumes from leaving the engine so they don't enter the atmosphere. They're then sucked into your engine and burned when you start it up next.
     
  5. Feb 7, 2010 at 8:29 PM
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    huh? the air filter is simple.
     
  6. Feb 10, 2010 at 10:50 AM
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    Rocketball

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    Just moving the plastic stuff around to get the filter out I mean...... Maybe it's because I haven't done it enough yet. :confused:
     
  7. Feb 10, 2010 at 3:10 PM
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    Rocketball

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    Well, like I said, I guess I just haven't done it enought yet.....
     
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