Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

How to change the air filter in a Toyota Camry with four cylinder 2.5 liter engine 2007 – 2013.

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

This guide will illustrate how to replace the air engine filter for Toyota Camry. Also it will help for other models of Toyota that have the same air filters: 4Runner, Avalon, Corolla, Celica, Solara, Matrix, FJ Cruiser, Highlander, Land Cruiser, Matrix, Prius, Rav4, Sequoia, Sienna, Venza, Yaris.

 

The manufacturer recommends changing the air filter when it reaches a certain mileage – accurate recommendations are given in the manual for your car.

 

Attention. Presented below is a guide on replacing the air filter is only intended to illustrate the process, so we are not liable for damage or injury caused if you try an independent filter replacement.

Tools needed: a vacuum cleaner, the key to 10mm (for models with a filter on the bolts).

Step by step instructions: how to replace air filter in Toyota Camry

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

Open the hood

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

The hood latch Camry

The air filter housing Toyota Camry located engine compartment under the hood. To access it, first you’ll need to open the hood from inside the car by pulling a special handle, located between the driver-side door and steering wheel. While you hear a click locking the hood and notice how it is slightly raised. Now you need to lift the hood over the engine – to do this, insert a hand into the crack above the emblem “Toyota”, find there the handle of the hood latch and pull it up. Second hand, first raise the hood, then two hands to open it fully.

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry 

The hood latch

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

The air filter housing

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

Clamp filter cap

When the hood is raised, the plastic air filter housing can be detected at the front right side (driver side) engine compartment. On the right side of the filter housing there are two metal retaining clips (or bolts 10 mm depending on year of car). They hold the upper air filter housing in place. You will need to click on the tabs on the clamps, pulling them from the filter as long as they do not rebound in the free position. Similarly, disconnect the clips at the front of the air filter housing and back.

 

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

Outdoor clip

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

Back clip

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

Loop filter cap

On the left side of the filter cover has two hinges, locking lid. Detach the cover from under them.

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

Lift the lid of the filter

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

Remove the filter itself

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

Air filter Camry

Once you remove the cover, the filter will be in front of you, it can freely get it.

Inspect both sides of the filter, rate its condition externally. If he is clean, does not need to be replaced. If the filter is dirty, it must be replaced by new (original parts Toyota: 17801-0H010).

If you decide not to change the filter, and cleaning available, you may need a vacuum cleaner. It is necessary to remove all the debris in the filter housing (leaves, insects, etc.).

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

A dirty filter

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

Insert the case cover in loop

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

Lock clips

After the installation of the filter on a regular place in the hull, you will need to assemble housing in reverse order. To do this, first insert the housing cover into the two loops on the left side, then select all clips in the operating position (or screws depending on year of car).

Instructions for a simple replacement of the air filter in a Toyota Camry

Back clip

Check to see if you left something extra under the hood (tools, spare parts, debris). Close the hood, it’s ready.