Airflow meter - removal and refitting

Note: A tachometer and an exhaust gas analyser will be required to check the idle mixture on completion.

1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

2 Depress the locking clip on the airflow meter wiring plug and disconnect the plug.

Pull on the plug, not the wiring.

3 Loosen the securing clip and disconnect the air inlet hose from the airflow meter.

4 Release the four securing clips and lift off the air cleaner lid with the airflow meter.

5 Remove the four securing bolts and separate the airflow meter from the air cleaner lid (see illustration). Recover the seal.

15.5 Airflow meter-to-air cleaner lid bolts (arrowed)
15.5 Airflow meter-to-air cleaner lid bolts (arrowed)

6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, ensuring that the seal is correctly located on the air cleaner lid, and that the air inlet hose clip is correctly aligned (see illustration).

15.6 Air intake hose clip correctly aligned
15.6 Air intake hose clip correctly aligned

7 On completion, check and if necessary adjust the idle mixture.

    See also:

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