When to replace the Air Filter on your MERCEDES-BENZ VITO
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air filter : 3 year / 90000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 112 CDI 2.2 (638.194), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 110 CDI 2.2 (638.194), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 108 CDI 2.2 (638.194) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change air filter on MERCEDES-BENZ VITO 1 (W638) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Air Filter for VITO Bus (638) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: air filter – Mercedes Vito W638. Tools you'll need:
Drive socket # 7
Ratchet wrench
Phillips screwdriver
Crow bar
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: air filter – Mercedes Vito W638. 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 – Mercedes Vito W638 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Detach the air intake hose clamp. Use a drive socket #7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 4
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    Disconnect the air intake pipe from the air filter housing. Use a crowbar.
  5. Step 5
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    Unplug the mass air flow sensor connector.
  6. Step 6
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    Undo the fastening screws of the air filter cover. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  7. Step 7
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    Release the air filter cover clips.
  8. Step 8
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    Take off the filter lid.
  9. Step 9
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
  10. Step 10
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    Cover the air intake hose with a microfibre towel to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the system.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Air Filter on Mercedes W638 Minibus 1998 112 CDI 2.2 (638.194) by yourself
    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
    Replacement: air filter – Mercedes Vito W638. Professionals recommend:
    Before cleaning the air filter cover and housing, cover the air duct parts, mass airflow sensor (if available), throttle valve with a clean cloth.
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