When to replace the Air Filter on your MERCEDES-BENZ GLK
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air filter : 4 year / 75000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ GLK (X204) 350 (204.956), MERCEDES-BENZ GLK (X204) 280 4-matic (204.981), MERCEDES-BENZ GLK (X204) 350 4-matic (204.987), MERCEDES-BENZ GLK (X204) 300 4-matic (204.981) View more

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 GLK (X204) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
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Air filter
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Air filter kit
How to change Air Filter Housing Cover on GLK X204 220 CDI 2.2 4-matic (204.984, 204.997) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Air Filter Housing Cover
Tools
Replacement: air filter – MERCEDES-BENZ GLK-CLASS (X204). Tools you might need:
Torx bit T20
Ratchet wrench
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: air filter – MERCEDES-BENZ GLK-CLASS (X204). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • Please note: all work on the car – MERCEDES-BENZ GLK-CLASS (X204) – 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.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: air filter – MERCEDES-BENZ GLK-CLASS (X204). Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  2. Step 4
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    Remove the air intake hoses.
  3. Step 5
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    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the air filter housing.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: air filter – MERCEDES-BENZ GLK-CLASS (X204). Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  5. Step 7
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    Cover the throttle body with a microfibre towel to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the system.
  6. Step 8
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    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
  7. Step 9
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the air filter covers. Use Torx T20. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 10
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    Remove the air filter covers along with filter elements.
  9. Step 11
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    Remove the old filter elements.
  10. Step 12
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    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
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