When to replace the Air Filter on your MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Air filter : 4 year / 120000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI, MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.026), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.007), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.008), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change air filter on MERCEDES-BENZ W211 E-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: air filter – Mercedes W211. Tools you need:
Torx bit T25
Drive socket # 10
Ratchet wrench
Crow bar
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: air filter – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: air filter – Mercedes W211. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Air Filter - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the engine cover fastener. Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the back section of the engine cover. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the back section of the engine cover.
    Replacement: air filter – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Do not apply excessive force when removing the part. Otherwise you may damage it.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Raise the engine cover, holding it on two sides simultaneously.Replacement: air filter – Mercedes W211. To avoid damaging the part when removing it, do not use excessive force.
  7. Step 7
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    Release the air filter cover clips. Use a crowbar.
  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
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    Clean the air filter cover and housing.
    Replacement: air filter – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    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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