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How to change the air filter on a 200tdi Land Rover Defender

The difference between the old and new air filtersWhen I had a Land Rover Discovery, I wrote an article on how to change the air filter. Now I have a Defender, its time for the article on how to change the air filter on a 200di engined Defender.

A dirty air filter will make it harder for the engine to breathe, so its always important to make sure you have a clean air filter.

The air filter is another cheap service item that is easy to replace. It takes a couple of minutes to replace, and this article will show you how.

Changing the air filter on a 200tdi Land Rover Defender

The air filter location on a 200tdi Land Rover DefenderAir filter location: On a 200tdi engined Defender the air filter is located on the right hand side just behind the radiator. On a 300tdi Defender, it is located on the left hand side above the engine.

Tools: You will need a screwdriver to undo 1 jubilee clip

1: Undo the the jubilee clip that secures the hose to the air filter box. (see pic)

2: Undo the 2 clips which hold the air filter housing in place and pull the housing clear so you can get at the knob at the end.

Jubliee clip undone and hose removed, clips are undone.Air filter housing removed. Clearly shows screw knob at the end.

3: Unscrew the knob and remove the end of the air filter housing

With the end of the housing removed, this is what you will see. The plastic wing nut is clearly visible4: Now undo the plastic wing nut and withdraw the air filter element from the housing.

5: Clean out any debris from within the air filter housing and fit the new filter in place.

6: Screw the plastic wing nut back on to secure the air filter element, and then replace the end of the air filter housing.

The difference between the old and new air filters7: Fit the housing back in place and secure the clips.

8: Reattach the hose and tighten the jubilee clip.

There you go, that's it! A simple operation that takes less than 5 minutes, and will help make sure your engine breathes properly!

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