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How-to » Engine » Intake & Exhaust » How to Replace an Air Intake Boot
 Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace an Air Intake Boot

PARTS
  • Air Intake Hose
TOOLS
  • Flashlight
  • Screwdriver
STEPS
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Easy
Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.


1
Open the hood and locate the air intake boot.
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2
Inspect the air intake boot for cracks, holes or loose components (such as the connecting sleeve) between the air sensor and the engine.
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3
Remove the broken component by unscrewing that part from the assembly and replace it with a new part.
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4
Start vehicle, listen for vacuum leaks to verify repairs.
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