Section 13.5 Restricted Air Cleaner Element

Section 13.5
Restricted Air Cleaner Element

To determine if a restricted air cleaner element is causing lack of power, perform the following steps:‪

  1. Remove the air filter element from the air cleaner container; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Visually inspect the air cleaner element for damage or clogging.
    1. If no damage or clogging is found, check the charge air cooler; refer to "13.6 Restricted or Cracked Charge Air Cooler" .
    2. If damage or clogging is found, refer to "13.5.1 Air Filter Element Replacement" .

Section 13.5.1
Air Filter Element Replacement

Perform the following steps to replace the air filter element:‪

  1. Remove and replace the damaged or clogged air filter element; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Verify air filter element replacement; refer to "13.5.1.1 Test the Engine with Replaced Air Filter Element" .
Section 13.5.1.1
Test the Engine with Replaced Air Filter Element

Perform the following steps to determine if the new air filter element has resolved lack of power:‪

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PERSONAL INJURY

To avoid injury before starting and running the engine, ensure the vehicle is parked on a level surface, parking brake is set, and the wheels are blocked.‪

  1. Start and run the engine.
  2. Test drive the vehicle to ensure lack of power has been resolved.
    1. If lack of power did not occur during the test drive, no further troubleshooting is required. Shut down the engine.
    2. If lack of power occurred during the test drive, shut down the engine. Check the charge air cooler; refer to "13.6 Restricted or Cracked Charge Air Cooler" .


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