When to replace the Air Filter on your CITROËN C5
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air filter : 60000 km
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

All the parts you need to replace – Air Filter for C5 III (RD_) and other CITROËN models
Replacement: air filter – CITROËN C5 III (RD_). Tools you need:
Flat Screwdriver
Phillips screwdriver
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: air filter – CITROËN C5 III (RD_). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • Please note: all work on the car – CITROËN C5 III (RD_) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
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    Remove the engine cover.
    Replacement: air filter – CITROËN C5 III (RD_). Professionals recommend:
    Raise the engine cover, holding it on two sides simultaneously.Replacement: air filter – CITROËN C5 III (RD_). Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  2. Step 4
    Detach the air intake hose clamp. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Step 5
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    Loosen the fastening clamp connecting the air duct to the air filter housing. Use a flat screwdriver.
  3. Step 6
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    Remove the air distribution housing assembly. Use a flat screwdriver.
  4. Step 7
    Cover the turbocharger impeller with a microfibre cloth, to prevent the ingress of dirt and foreign objects into the system.
    Step 8
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    Unplug the mass air flow sensor connector. Use a flat screwdriver.
  5. Step 9
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    Undo the fastening screws of the air filter cover. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  6. Step 10
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    Take off the filter lid.
  7. Step 11
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
  8. Step 12
    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
    Replacement: air filter – CITROËN C5 III (RD_). Tip:
    Before cleaning the air filter cover and housing, cover the air duct parts, mass airflow sensor (if available), throttle valve with a clean cloth.
    Step 13
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    Insert a new filter element into the filter housing. Make sure that the filter edge fits tight to the housing.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: air filter – CITROËN C5 III (RD_). Be sure to position the filtering element correctly. Avoid misalignment.Take care to only use quality filters.During installation, make sure to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the air filter housing.
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